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2010-04-16 13:50:45

Richard Borgens and his colleagues from the Center for Paralysis Research at the Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine have a strong record of inventing therapies for treating nerve damage.

2010-03-03 13:21:51

The signaling molecule CD95L, known as "death messenger," causes an inflammatory process in injured tissue after spinal cord injuries and prevents its healing.

2010-02-09 06:00:00

HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SMT Research and Development, Ltd., a privately held company, announced that it has completed its first two clinical cases using the Shimon Embolic Filter [SHEF] (TM).

2010-01-26 12:16:21

Researchers have identified a compound that mimics one of the brain's own growth factors and can protect brain cells against damage in several animal models of neurological disease.

2010-01-19 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to speed development of transformative treatments for Parkinson's disease, The Michael J.

2009-12-11 13:04:20

Following up on their previous work showing the rescue of dopamine neurons by chemicals that interact with the retinoid X receptor (RXR), researchers have now investigated the potential of these chemicals, known as RXR ligands, for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

2009-12-10 15:27:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to accelerate promising therapeutic targets through the development pipeline toward clinical trials and, ultimately, patient care, The Michael J.

2009-11-30 21:49:23

New discoveries have been made about how an elevated level of lead, which is a neurotoxic heavy metal, can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease – findings that could point the way to a new type of therapy.

2009-11-17 09:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinapis Pharma, Inc. has successfully completed a Series "A" Preferred stock offering that has raised $510,000 for its ongoing drug development program.


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