UC Riverside School of Medicine to serve as lead site for clinical trial on stuttering

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, will serve as lead site for a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating ecopipam, an investigational first-in-class drug being tested for the treatment of stuttering in adults and Tourette syndrome in pediatric patients. Emalex Biosciences Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that developed ecopipam,…

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Cancer researchers identify potential new class of drugs to treat blood and bone marrow cancers

CLEVELAND – A new study by researchers in Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute and Lerner Research Institute describes a novel class of targeted cancer drugs that may prove effective in treating certain common types of leukemia. The results first appeared online in Blood Cancer Discovery. Myeloid leukemias are cancers derived from stem and progenitor cells…

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Seafood Feasts for Christmas Eve

The all-seafood Italian Christmas Eve dinner has acquired a more general audience. In this year of the pandemic, there are options for home delivery. Amali on the Upper East Side is offering the seven courses, including octopus, lobster bisque, spaghetti with clams and butter-poached lobster, $145 per person for pickup or delivery (10-mile radius of…

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Whimsical Sauce Bowls for Sushi Fans

Stocking stuffer? House gift? People who frequently order bento boxes, sushi assortments and even Chinese dumplings might feel joy with these cute sets of individual sauce bowls, with covers that become chopstick rests, from the Korean designer Nam Yoon. From the MoMA Design Store, they come in a maki design ($16 or $14.40 for members)…

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