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Maria A Deli, Editorial Board Member
Biological Research Centre, Hungary
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Dr Mária A. Deli is scientific advisor in the Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Dr Deli graduated as M.D. in 1988, received a Ph.D. degree in 1996 (University of Szeged), and a D.Sc. degree in 2013 (Hungarian Academy of Sciences). She worked as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow at the University of Nagasaki, Japan. Her main research areas are blood-brain barrier damage and protection in pathologies like Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, metabolic syndrome; prediction of brain penetration of compounds by new static and dynamic co-culture models of the blood-brain barrier; drug targeting across barriers using nanoparticles; modulation of tight junctions with peptides and small molecules for drug delivery.