Emerging MS Tx: An Old Seizure Drug and a Novel Drug for Cramping
MacKinnon won the 2003 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his structural and mechanistic studies of ion channels (shared with Peter Agre, credited with the discovery of water channels). The clinical studies used "a proprietary product containing TRP activators.
Novel Drug for Cramping Shows Promise in Early Trial
... volunteers in three separate placebo-controlled crossover trials, the ion channel agents -- activating the TRPV1 and TRPA1 channels -- inhibited development of electrically induced foot cramps, according to researchers from Flex Pharma in Boston ...
Chronology Nobel Laureates in Chemistry since 1960
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2004 Aaron Ciechanov, Avram Hershko, Irwin Rose. 2003 Peter Agre, Roderick MacKinnon. 2002 John Fenn, Koichi Tanaka, Kurt Wuethrich. 2001 William Knowles, Ryoji Noyori, K Barry Sharpless. 2000 Alan J Heeger, Alan G MacDiarmid, Hideki Shirakawa.
Peter Agre: Meet the Nobel laureate, whose work is not confined to the ...
The prospect of meeting a Nobel laureate can get you strung out, and it doesn't help when Dr Peter Agre let's on that he hasn't ever watched The Big Bang Theory, the American sitcom about four geeky science researchers and one waitress and wannabe ...