Using graphene oxide flakes to combat anxiety
A paper published in Biomaterials reports the possible use of graphene oxide flakes synthesized by the Nanomedicine@ICN2 Team to combat anxiety-related behaviour in vertebrates. This study envisions the application of such graphene oxide flakes as nanotools for improved precision medicine in neurological disorders.
The research was led by SISSA – International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste (Italy), in the framework of the European Graphene Flagship project.
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The results of the study have attracted some attention in the wider scientific media, featuring the findings:
Materials Today: https://www.materialstoday.com/carbon/news/graphene-oxide-on-the-brain
Health Europa: https://www.healtheuropa.eu/graphene-has-ability-to-interact-with-functions-of-nervous-system/106561/
You can read the open-access paper here.