BioPontis Alliance

BioPontis Alliance for Rare Diseases, VIB partner for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

BioPontis Alliance for Rare Diseases, an international nonprofit organization, and VIB, an excellence-based Life Science Research Institute in Belgium, announced a strategic partnership in rare diseases. The first program is aimed at developing a treatment for one type of Charcot Marie Tooth disease (CMT), a rare, progressive and debilitating neuropathy. There are no therapies available for CMT patients today, although it affects one in 2500 worldwide.

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