Innovative Screening Identifies Possible Treatment for Niemann-Pick C

P&S researchers have used an innovative yeast-based screening method to identify a possible treatment for Niemann-Pick C, a fatal childhood disease. The screening method could potentially work to study any disease. The findings, published online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry in April 2011, was selected by the journal’s editorial board and associate editors as a “Paper of the Week.”

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