Scientists identify first compound to repair degenerating brain cells in paralyzing disease.
- New compound targets neurons that initiate voluntary movement
- After 60 days of treatment, diseased brain cells look like healthy cells
- More research needed before clinical trial can be initiated
Northwestern University scientists have identified the first compound that eliminates the ongoing degeneration of upper motor neurons that become diseased and are a key contributor to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis),…