Unlocking the secret of Lorenzo’s Oil

■ Medicine / Unlocking the secret of Lorenzo’s Oil A team of researchers at Yonsei University revealed a novel mechanism in the pathogenesis of X-ALD The plot of a 1992 film starring Susan Sarandon and Nick Nolte, Lorenzo’s Oil, is based on the true story of a couple who searched for a treatment for their son afflicted with an incurable disease, X-linked adrenoleukodystropy (X-ALD). A team of researchers at Yonsei University revealed a novel mechanism in the pathogenesis of X-ALD. A joint research team of Drs. Dong-Wook Kim and Je-Wook Yu at Yonsei University College of Medicine analyzed induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from ALD … Continue reading Unlocking the secret of Lorenzo’s OilRead More →