The U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a clinical hold on Larimar Therapeutics’ lead Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) asset, CTI-1601, after the company reported deaths in the highest dose levels of a nonhuman primate toxicology study.

Nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo – four orangutans and five bonobos – made veterinary history in recent weeks as the world’s first non-human primates known to be vaccinated against Covid-19, zoo officials said.

Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark published research indicating that Parkinson’s disease is actually two types of the disease.