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Novel Heart Attack Therapy: Caspase Inhibition Prior to Repurfusion
OPPORTUNITY Preventing heart muscle death (infarction) during a heart attack is an important goal of treatment. To this end, patients typically receive platelet inhibitors and early opening of the thrombosed artery (reperfusion), both of which aim to reduce heart muscle loss. This treatment has lowered, but not eliminated, mortality and morbidity i...
Inventor(s): Jonathon Audia, James Downey, Diego Alvarez, Michael Cohen
Category(s): Therapeutics, All Technologies