21:43 , Jul 12, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: June 2018

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: June 2018 Select top therapeutic targets and biomarkers covered by BioCentury or added to the BCIQ database during June 2018. Therapeutic targets are defined as any protein, gene or other...
17:52 , Jun 28, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Neurology

INDICATION: Addiction Rat studies suggest agonizing GPR139 could help treat alcohol addiction. In a rat model of alcohol dependence, oral administration or intracerebral injection into the habenula of a tool compound GPR139 agonist decreased alcohol...
19:55 , Jun 27, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Preclinical News

Targeting a GPCR for alcohol addiction

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute identified a GPCR in a brain region associated with drug and alcohol addiction as a new molecular target that could help treat alcohol abuse. In a paper published in...