Cancer drug can restore damaged spinal nerves: Study – SUCH TV

Cancer drug can restore damaged spinal nerves: Study – SUCH TV

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have revealed that a drug candidate could restore damaged spinal nerves.

The investigational drug, called AZD1390, is being studied by AstraZeneca to block sensitization of cancer cells from radiation therapy.

So far, researchers have found through cell and animal models that the drug, when taken orally, can prevent injury caused by DNA damage in neurons and restore functions. sensation and movement after spinal cord injury. “Our results showed a significant recovery of sensory and motor functions, and AZD1390-treated animals were indistinguishable from uninjured animals within four weeks of injury. “, Professor Zubair Ahmed, of the University Institute of Inflammation and Aging, said in an academic statement. .

 

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