May 3, 2021
Researchers have discovered an explanation for why cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) clusters of dilated blood vessels in the brain can suddenly grow to cause seizures or stroke. Repurposing an already existing anticancer drug showed promise in mouse models of CCMs in improving brain-vascular health and preventing bleeding into the brain tissue.
Cerebral cavernous malformation
- Not a rare disease
Familial cerebral cavernous malformation