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NYU Langone Medical Center's tip sheet to the 45th Annual Meeting of ASCO

... American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando, Florida, May 29 June 2, 2008. Abstract # 9075, 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, June 1, 2009 antiparasitic drug is promising in animal studies of metastatic melanoma Seth J. Orlow, M.D., Ph.D., the Samuel Weinberg Professor of Pediatric Dermatology and...

UIC researchers hunting drugs for devastating parasitic disease

...for biological activity against the Leishmania parasite. They observed high antiparasitic activity in a compound first isolated from streptomyces bacteria more than ... co-infected with HIV. The UIC researchers are attempting to develop an antiparasitic agent that is less toxic than miltefosine and that can kill the parasite in...

Infection With Common Parasite Raises Schizophrenia Risk

...e said. "With our current study, we were able to show that infection came first." Yolken and his colleagues plan to study whether aggressive use of antiparasitic drugs to treat toxoplasma infection in schizophrenia patients can halt progression of the mental illness. Most toxoplasma infections occur early in...

Toxoplasma infection increases risk of schizophrenia, study suggests

...sease and some possible treatments. For example, the investigators say they plan to study whether aggressive treatment of toxoplasma infection with antiparasitic drugs in patients with schizophrenia could halt the progression of the mental disorder, characterized by paranoia, delusions and hallucinations. M...

Albendazole Effective In Reducing Seizures Caused By A Common Parasite

... New research shows an antiparasitic drug appears to help people avoid seizures caused ...m.// Researchers speculated treatment with the antiparasitic drug albendazole which they thought might help the... Based on their findings researchers conclude that antiparasitic therapy decreases the burden of parasites and is s...

Antiparasitic Drug Effective In Reducing Seizures In Neurocysticercosis Patients

...cts about 400,000 people. New research shows an antiparasitic drug appears to help people avoid seizures caused ...site. Researchers speculated treatment with the antiparasitic drug albendazole which they thought might help the... Based on their findings researchers conclude that antiparasitic therapy decreases the burden of parasites and is s...
Antiparasitic in Biological News

Locking parasites in host cell could be new way to fight malaria

...nce the parasite doesn't have genetic control over host proteins. Greenbaum plans to continue to explore the viability of calpain as a drug target for antiparasitic drugs. ...

Boost from McGill, Gates Foundation helps Africans control pharma research

...anada Research Chair in Parasite Biotechnology, is an expert in the area of antiparasitic drugs. He points out that over the last couple of decades, drug companies h... in parasitic worms, making them an ideal laboratory test-bed for potential antiparasitic drugs. "The very survival of the microbe is dependent on the function of...

Computational biochemist uncovers a molecular clue to evolution

...standing eventually could lead to the development of new and more effective antiparasitic drugs. Wei Yang is an assistant professor in FSU's Department of Chemist...of the key role that IMPDH plays, scientists have focused on developing new antiparasitic drugs that target it," Yang said. "Our research will certainly contribute t...
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