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Novartis Phase 3 cancer drug Panobinostat may correct Niemann Pick Type C cholesterol defect through inhibiting histone deacetylase (HDAC)

March 21, 2011 by  
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I almost fell off my chair a few minutes ago. I just posted a blog on news from Notre Dame and Cornell about HDAC inhibitors correcting the Niemann Pick Type C defect in cell culture. I just read on PNAS that the Novartis cancer drug Panobinostat (LBH-589), a Phase 3 drug developed for the treatment [...]

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HDAC Inhibition Therapy to Stop Neurodegeneration? Notre Dame and Cornell Scientists PNAS Paper To Show How Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor (HDIs) Corrects Niemann Pick Type C Cholesterol Defect

March 21, 2011 by  
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Notre Dame and Cornell researchers are reporting a major breakthrough in Niemann Pick Type C disease research that has major relevance to other progressive neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and ALS. A paper coauthored by Olaf Wiest and Paul Helquist of the University of Notre Dame’s Department Chemistry & Biochemistry and Frederick Maxfield, Chair [...]

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