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Niyanta Kumar

Research Assistant




Drug delivery to the central nervous system:

Characterizing the mechanism of intranasal drug delivery to the brain - in particular for biological therapeutics such as antibodies and their fragments to potentially treat CNS disorders.


  • 2011 Biotechnology(B.S. M.S.) - University of Pune, India 
Highlighted Publications:

Kumar, N. N. et al. Relative vascular permeability and vascularity across different regions of the rat nasal mucosa: implications for nasal physiology and drug delivery. Sci. Rep. 6, 31732; doi: 10.1038/srep31732 (2016).