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Category: Drug Discovery


Polycystic Kidney Disease Treatment

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is the most frequently inherited kidney disorder and affects nearly 600,000 Americans and as many as 12 million people worldwide. Currently, there are no FDA approved treatments for PKD.

Researchers at the University of Kansas have created a novel compound and method for treating PKD that leads to the inhibition of cyst growth.


February 26, 2016, Read more


hair loss treatment
For patients that have experienced little or no results from products currently available to treat hair loss (alopecia), there could soon be a new product available. Researchers at the University of Kansas have created a new formula they are calling Murikal.
April 20, 2015, Read more


Alzheimer's Research

Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, a neurodegenerative disorder resulting in loss of memory and other important mental functions.  By 2050, the number is expected to climb to over 16 million.


November 6, 2014, Read more