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NanoRx: Clot-Busting Nanotherapeutic

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In this animation, learn how the Wyss Institute clot-busting nanotherapeutic is activated by fluid high shear force – which occurs where blood flows through vessels narrowed by obstruction – to specifically target clots and dissolve them away. By pairing this drug with an intra-arterial device that restores blood flow to complete obstructions, the drug-device combination could one day be used to treat stroke.

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

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