Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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

March 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured Stories

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 […]

Gleevec Cancer Drug Reported To Work In Alzheimer’s disease also working in Niemann Pick Type C mouse

September 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Featured Stories

A New York Times story is reporting that Paul Greengard (and his dog Alpha), who won a Nobel Prize for his work on signaling in brain cells, has found that the cancer drug Gleevec, is a new potential drug target for Alzheimer’s disease and blocks gamma secretase activating protein. Rudolph Tanzi and Paul Aisen are […]