Preclinical study demonstrates promising treatment for rare bone disease

Posted by on November 20, 2017 6:15 pm
Categories: health

Researchers have led a preclinical study demonstrating that the drug palovarotene suppresses the formation of bony tumors (osteochondromas) in models of multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE). The research is an important step toward an effective pharmacological treatment for MHE, a rare genetic condition that affects about 1 in 50,000 people worldwide.

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