By On July 27th, 2005

Drug Being Tested for TBI

New Mexico Business Weekly is reporting that researchers at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research are investigating a drug for potential treatment in some TBI cases. Neurostat, originally developed for treatment of Lou Gherig’s disease (ALS), may help some TBI survivors:

“[Vickers] says much of the nerve damage caused by brain injuries comes after the initial injury. Mass BiolAB’s NeuroSTAT drug works by protecting the mitochondria within a nerve cell and stopping it from slowly dying after the initial injury.”

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