Repurposing Drugs Helps Patients with Rare Diseases

Findacure, a UK-based charity, and Elsevier have joined forces to combat the rare disease, congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI), where newborns have permanently excessive levels of insulin in the blood, which can lead to brain injury or death if not caught quickly. Elsevier is helping Findacure by analyzing the disease’s biological pathways and structure, as well as by looking at already-published literature for further insights into the disease.

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