GSK, U.K. researchers to search for drug to fight vCJD

04/13/2005 | Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline plans to work with Britain's Medical Research Council to search for a drug that can be used against the human version of BSE, vCJD. Researchers will screen drug-like molecules in GSK's vast library of compounds in hopes of finding a compound that can enter the brain and bind to the normal prion, preventing it from transforming into an infectious agent.

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