PKAN - Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

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News about PKAN

Here you will find the latest information on the NBIA variant PKAN.

Update on the CoA-Z clinical trial

Update on the CoA-Z clinical trial

Over the past several months, the OHSU CoA-Z study team has shared the initial study results with all CoA-Z study participants and their families, as well as the broader NBIA community of families, friends, clinical providers and supporters. It follows...

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PKAN study with CoA-Z completed in the USA

Oregon Health & Science University in Portland (USA) conducted the first clinical trial for PKAN patients in the USA from 2019 to 2022 with a new drug called "CoA-Z" for the treatment of PKAN. This first part of the trial has now been...

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PKAN drug screening at Yale University

PKAN drug screening at Yale University

Since July 2021, a new one-year PKAN research project has been underway at Yale University, New Haven (USA) under the direction of Professor Choukri Ben Mamoun. The project, entitled: "A high-throughput screen for PKAN-revising agents", is being carried out as part of...

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