Drug Repurposing


George Washington University Study Asks: Can Nilotinib be Repurposed from use for Specific Cancer to use for Parkinson’s Disease?

There is tremendous value in identifying new purposes for existing drugs. Recently, Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) embarked on a project to do just that for Parkinson’s disease with a cancer drug called nilotinib (Tasigna). They found that the drug in...

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