Articles with the topic: drug-development

Lithium with a twist gets second chance for HD

Lithium with a twist gets second chance for HD

Lithium gets a second chance in HD - with a new chemical delivery method, tested in Huntington’s disease mice

Carly DesmondSeptember 02, 2012

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors: new HD drugs entering trials soon

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors: new HD drugs entering trials soon

CHDI and Pfizer announce exciting animal work and plans for a human trial with a drug targeting 'phosphodiesterases'.

Carly DesmondJune 07, 2012

'Floating' gene-silencing drugs into the brain with exosomes

'Floating' gene-silencing drugs into the brain with exosomes

Exosomes – tiny bubbles made by cells – could be used to get gene silencing drugs from the bloodstream into the brain

Dr Ed WildMay 19, 2011

Focused drug screening leads to improved drugs to increase the rate of cellular recycling

Focused drug screening leads to improved drugs to increase the rate of cellular recycling

Advanced drug screening techniques help scientists to make drugs that increase cellular recycling in neurons.

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 16, 2010