Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Preclinical Research Supports Pridopidine’s Therapeutic Potential

Treatment with pridopidine rescues the function of mitochondria — the cell’s powerhouses — boosting energy production, and reduces oxidative stress in models of Huntington’s disease, preclinical research shows. According to researchers, these findings support the therapeutic potential of pridopidine and its ongoing clinical development. Pridopidine is a small oral…

Anima Biotech, Takeda Team Up to Develop Small Molecule Treatments

Anima Biotech has partnered with Takeda Pharmaceuticals to develop small molecules that control mRNA translation — the process by which the information encoded in a person’s DNA is “translated” into a protein — as potential therapies for neurological disorders with a genetic cause, including Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s…