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Cancer Drug Helps Alzheimer’s Mice Remember

Repurposing drugs accelerates their entry into the clinic

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What if a drug — specifically developed to treat one disease — had the potential to address other non-related conditions as well? One of the earliest examples of successful drug repurposing is aspirin. The drug was initially marketed as a painkiller in 1899. Since the early 1980s…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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