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New Approach for Treating Genetic Muscle Wasting Disease Shows Promise in Mice, University of Ottawa Study



3/7/2012 7:17:00 AM

Scientists from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have discovered that a drug called fasudil can extend the average lifespan of mice with Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) from 30.5 days to more than 300 days.

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