Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Antifungal Ciclopirox May Work As Therapy for CEP, Study Shows

The approved antifungal Ciclopirox is a potential therapy to stabilize and enhance the function of the uroporphyrinogen III synthase, the enzyme whose defective activity causes congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP). This is one example of how therapies already approved for one disorder can be repurposed for other diseases. The study, “…