New Novel Drug – Testing in Myotonic Dystrophy – Isis

Recently Isis Pharmaceuticals gave a talk at the myotonic dystrophy foundation conference in San Fransisco, CA. This talk including just information that had been publicly given out previously. However, one of the lead researchers in the Myotonic Dystrophy field commented that this new drug that Isis is pursuing in collaboration with Biogen could be the “Fountain of Youth Drug”. The basic mechanism of antisense technology, if aging is caused by cell clogging with these proteins that are not being released to proper area. This could be a hug huge blockbuster drug that would exceed everyone potential.

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