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Lithium Carbonate

Lithium carbonate may boost autophagy - clearing misfolded proteins which buildup in motor neurons during the course of the disease. Originally developed to treat bipolar disorder, lithium carbonate is also frequently prescribed to treat depression.


Type: Small Molecule
Stage: Phase III
Status: Completed
Sponsor: Multiple Teams

TDI Says:

Based on our preclinical studies and clinical trials conducted by multiple research teams, we think lithium carbonate is unlikely to be of benefit to people with ALS.

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