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Apr 17, 2007

SynCo to Help Prosensa Advance its RNA-based Therapeutics for DMD

  • SynCo Bio Partners and Prosensa will collaborate in the formulation and fill of Prosensa’s RNA-based therapeutics for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

    "SynCo is pleased to be working with Prosensa on this important clinical program for the life-saving treatment of DMD,” Pierre Warffemius, CEO of SynCo commented. “We aim to establish a long-term relationship with Prosensa to support their expanding portfolio of nucleic acid based therapeutics against neuromuscular disorders by providing high quality aseptic formulation and filling services."



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MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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