A lesson from fruit flies: Possible first therapy for an uncommon childhood disease

Posted by on June 28, 2016 10:25 pm
Categories: health

Extending what they learned from flies to mice, researchers discover a possible first therapy for an uncommon childhood disease. Mucolipidosis IV (MLIV) is a devastating early childhood neurological disease characterized by progressive neurodegeneration, leading to severe impairments in muscle coordination, cognitive deficits and retinal degeneration that causes blindness.

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