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Robert Thorne

Robert Thorne

Expert on drug delivery to the brain and spinal cord, the blood-brain barrier and novel treatment strategies for neurological disorders

Assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences, Center for Neuroscience, Neuroscience Training Program School of Pharmacy Work: 608-890-3508 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Drug delivery to the brain
  • Distribution of drugs in the central nervous system
  • Diffusion in brain tissue
  • Using biopharmaceuticals to treat neurological disorders, e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and stroke
  • Intranasal targeting of drugs to the brain, spinal cord and cervical lymph nodes


  • Member, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
  • Member, Society for Neuroscience
  • Founding member, International Brain Barriers Society (