Posts Tagged: clinical trials

Roche Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Hits Target in Late-Stage Trial

Roche Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

VIA: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-roche-risdiplam-approval/roche-drug-for-spinal-muscular-atrophy-hits-target-in-late-stage-trial-idUSKBN1XL1WL   ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s bid to rival Biogen and Novartis in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) got a lift on Monday when the Swiss drugmaker said its drug risdiplam improved motor function in a key study. Roche, which plans to seek approval for the investigational medicine this year, said its SUNFISH trial… Tags: , , , , ,

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Genetic Engineering: What Makes a Superpower?

What makes a superpower? Simply defined as something that is greater than the norm, be it strength or speed, shooting lasers from the eyes or flying, or invulnerability.  Harvard geneticist, George Church, relates vaccines to superpowers, “Vaccines are advancements over our ancestors. If you could tell our ancestors they could walk into a smallpox ward… Read more »