The trial, sponsored by the pharmaceutical company Biogen, showed that an investigational drug, known as tofersen, reduced molecular signs of the fatal disease, but at six months did not improve motor control and muscle strength. However, Miller and colleagues found evidence that longer-term use of the drug may help stabilize muscle strength and control.
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Experimental drug shows early promise against inherited form of ALS, trial indicates (Links to an external site)
Phase 1/phase 2 trial shows evidence for safety, biological activity of tofersen; phase 3 trial underway