Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Gut Microbiome May Help Slow ALS Progression, Study Indicates

The gut microbiome — the natural collection of microorganisms living in our guts —  might influence the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), recent research suggests. Specifically, researchers found that a metabolite produced by the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria, called nicotinamide, slowed disease progression and prolonged survival in an ALS mouse…

Enrollment Complete for ORARIALS-01 Trial of Arimoclomol in ALS Patients

Patient enrollment is now complete, ahead of schedule, for the Phase 3 ORARIALS-01 clinical trial assessing the effectiveness of Orphazyme’s investigational therapy arimoclomol in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). “The completion of enrollment for Orphazyme’s pivotal ALS trial is another great milestone for our clinical development program. We are…