Compound protects nerve cells targeted by diseases



Credit: Natalia Rodriguez-Muela
SMN protein (red) is necessary for the survival of spinal cord neurons (motor neurons) responsible for breathing and all movement. Harvard researchers have found a compound that stabilized this protein in mouse and human motor neurons…more
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/04/harvard-scientists-find-evidence-that-als-and-sma-could-be-treated-with-a-common-drug/

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