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ProMIS in new program to identify ALS targets

ProMIS Neurosciences (TSX:PMN) has initiated a program to identify novel therapeutic targets on neurotoxic strains of the protein TDP43, which is implicated in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

“ProMIS will apply its proprietary computational algorithms, supplemented by other methods pioneered by ProMIS scientists, to identify specific therapeutic targets on misfolded TDP43,” SCO, Dr. Neil Cashman, said in a statement.

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Avivagen starts OxC-beta Livestock trial with poultry

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has started a new broiler poultry trial with the institute of agro-food research and technology of Catalonia, Spain.

The trial will test the efficacy of OxC-beta Livestock to enhance performance and welfare of healthy broiler chickens raised under typical production conditions. Subject to minor enhancements to the protocol, the trial is a replicate of the study conducted by the Spanish institute for Avivagen in 2015.

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