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We welcome the news of further investment in GDNF (Glial Cell-Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor) by Parkinson’s UK.
Inhibikase Therapeutics has designed a novel drug that is similar to the drug nilotinib – previously tested in people with Parkinson’s – but is better at reaching its target in the brain.
Ambroxol is a cough medication that Cure Parkinson’s is repurposing for potential use in treating Parkinson’s, and recently published data provides further support for this pioneering new study.
Cure Parkinson’s continues to champion iron chelation for Parkinson’s. Trustees have now awarded a grant to develop the next generation of iron reducing drugs.