Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

AMX0035 Safe, Effective in Slowing ALS Functional Decline, Trial Data Shows

Amylyx’s experimental oral treatment AMX0035 safely and effectively slows functional decline in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients with rapidly progressing disease, according to full data from the CENTAUR Phase 2/3 trial. Only changes in upper limb strength were significantly different from those seen in placebo-treated patients, the data show. Meanwhile,…

NurOwn Promotes Immunoregulation, Lessens Inflammation, Preclinical Study Shows

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics’ cell-based therapy NurOwn increases the number of immunosuppressive cells and lessens inflammation, according to a small preclinical study. These immunoregulatory effects, along with NurOwn’s neuroprotective and neuroreparative properties, may be key to halt the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuroinflammatory diseases, including…