MRC Toxicology Unit scientists discover compound that arrests neurodegeneration in mice

October 10, 2013

Professor Giovanna Mallucci’s group at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit in Leicester, who last year identified a major pathway leading to brain cell death in mice, have used an orally-administered compound to block the pathway, and prevented neurodegeneration in mice.

Full MRC press release http://goo.gl/tv511Q

BBC News coverage http://goo.gl/J66fkn

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