Author Archives: Iqra Mumal, MSc

Biohaven Establishes Expanded Access Program for Investigational ALS Therapy BHV-0223

Biohaven Pharmaceuticals has established an expanded access program (EAP) for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for its investigational treatment candidate, BHV-0223, the company recently announced. The United States Food and Drug Administration regulates the expanded access program to help provide access to therapies that are currently in development and have…

Lack of Enzyme Crimps Movement Nerve Cell Development, Study Suggests

Lack of an enzyme prevents movement nerve cells from developing properly, suggesting that the shortage may play a role in ALS, a Northwestern University study reports. The study in the journal Cell Stem Cell was titled “Dissecting the Functional Consequences of De Novo DNA Methylation Dynamics in Human Motor Neuron Differentiation and…