Revolutionizing treatment of neurodegenerative diseases - One patient at a time
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's occur when nerve cells of the brain or the peripheral nervous system begin losing function and eventually die. Although the underlying causes are not fully understood, they include old age and genetic disorders. While advancements in medical treatment have shown some benefits, Houston-based Coya Therapeutics has obtained some promising early results when using Regulatory T-cells as a treatment option.
Known as ART, the amphibious robot could help with monitoring challenging terrestrial-aquatic ecosystems.