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Novogen and Genea Partnership to Investigate Neurodegenerative Diseases

Novogen Limited, an oncology drug development company, today announced a collaboration with Australian company, Genea Biocells, to accelerate testing of their super-benzopyran (SBP) drugs for degenerative diseases of the nervous system and muscles.

Preliminary research conducted by both companies found that super-benzopyrans appear to be effective at promoting the ‘normalization’ of stem cells associated with some forms of neurodegeneration and muscular dystrophy, genetic disorders which result in progressive deterioration of brain function or muscle strength and function.

“SBPs have already been shown to be highly effective at killing cancer stem cells, which were previously considered resistant to anti-cancer therapy.

But in some
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