MRC Technology, a technology transfer organisation, announced today it is collaborating with Dr Zameel Cader at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, to screen selective and potent potassium channel activators to develop novel therapeutic interventions in migraine.

Drawing on MRC Technology’s commercialisation expertise in drug discovery, the project focusses on bringing to clinic more effective pain treatments arising from the work of Dr Cader’s group in identifying KCNK18, the first gene underlying typical migraine. 

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