Raltegravir (Isentress)

I added “Raltegravir (Isentress) (Queen Mary University of London)” to the phase 2 list. This is a really interesting one. It is an antiretroviral used to combat HIV. For MS, it is hypothesized to work against MS-associated endogenous retrovirus, and also possibly against Epstein-Barr virus. Unfortunately, there isn’t a big company behind it, so it might be hard to push this one past an initial, small phase 2 trial unless the results are spectacular. I’m hoping for spectacular…

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