Author Archives: Jose Marques Lopes PhD

Lopid Increases Longevity in Mice with Late Infantile NCL, Study Finds

Lopid (gemfibrozil), an FDA-approved lipid-lowering drug, was found to improve life expectancy and motor function in mice with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (late infantile NCL, or LINCL), which belongs to a group of disorders collectively referred to as Batten disease. The study, “Gemfibrozil, Food and Drug Administration-approved lipid-lowering drug,…