Arimoclomol may reduce the levels of protein aggregates in the motor nerves, a possible cause of ALS, by boosting expression of chaperonins Hsp70 and Hsp90 which help newly synthesized proteins properly fold.


Type: Small Molecule
Stage: Active
Status: Active
Sponsor: University of Miami

TDI Says:

We do not know if arimoclomol is of benefit to people with ALS. A phase II/III trial is ongoing. However, based on existing pharmacokinetic analyses, we feel more targeted chaperonin inhibitors may prove to be better candidates for ALS therapies.

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