Naturally Occurring Diseases In Dogs And Cats Help To Develop Treatments For Inherited Neurological Disorders – Dr Charles Vite, University Of Pennsylvania

Jul 26, 2021 | biology, health and medicine

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Many inherited neurological diseases are rare but can have severe outcomes, frequently resulting in disability and even death for children. New treatment options are essential to prevent suffering and decrease mortality, but to find such treatments, these diseases need to be more closely studied. Dr Charles Vite and his team at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, are committed to achieving these goals. By utilising animal models and unique markers for inherited neurological disease, they have already delivered promising results supporting the development of new treatment options.




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