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12 mayo, 2020

First clinical trial conducted to test whether defibrotide can decrease COVID-19 death rate

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The Neurosciences Institute, mixed centre of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) of Elche, have collaborated on the first clinical trial conducted in the world to test whether the defibrotide (DEF) medicine, which has already been authorised to treat a severe obstruction of the hepatic sinusoidal veins of people who have undergone a bone marrow transplant, can be used as therapy against COVID-19. Read More