MDI Biological Lab Earns Its First Patent For Heart Repair Medicine

Mount Desert Island Biological Lab’s scientists: Kevin Strange, Voot Yin and their collaborator Michael Zasloff have been awarded a patent for MSI-1436, a potential new heart disease drug that stimulates the repair and regeneration of heart tissue damaged by injuries like a heart attack, according to MaineBiz. This is the first patent for the lab. Prof. Kevin Strange, MDIBL’s president says: “The importance of this achievement cannot be overstated. This patent is a critical step forward in our ability to develop new treatments for those who suffer from heart disease (…)”. Read full story

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