B4B aims to develop new and innovative therapeutic strategies to cross the Blood-Brain Barrier, a capillary system which shields and defends the CNS from circulating neurotoxin compounds. It has a very important filtering protective function but unfortunately also prevents access to the brain by most candidate therapeutic drugs under development for CNS diseases.
B4B mission consists of the promotion of an International Network of health professionals in rare disorders, specifically in the field of rare neurological paediatric diseases.
The purposes of the FOUNDATION are to support the following activities in the field of rare Neurological Disorders:
- scientific research
- knowledge dissemination
- social and socio-medical assistance
- health assistance