Mar 2, 2023

AI Semantic Similarity Leads to Novel Drug Candidates for Parkinson’s Disease

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Summary: Using AI, researchers identified Probucol, an existing anti-cholesterol drug that promotes the disposal of mitochondria, as a potential new therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

Source: PLOS

The words that researchers use to describe their results can be harnessed to discover potential new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study publishing March 2nd in the open access journal PLoS Biology by Angus McQuibban of the University of Toronto, Canada, and colleagues.

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