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The Botulinum Toxin: from poison to treatment by MH Marion

January 17th, 2017|Blog|

Botulinum Toxin is a neurotoxin produced by Clostridium Botuli, responsible of Botulism. It’s Alan Scott, a Californian ophthalmologist who had the first the genius idea to use it for the treatment of strabismus (cross eyes) [...]

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How the Botulinum Toxin has shaped the treatment of Spasticity in Children

November 30th, 2016|Blog|

How the Botulinum Toxin has shaped the treatment of Spasticity over the years in Children  Prof. S.I. Pascual Pascual, Madrid. Botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) is being used in paediatric age since early 90´s. The [...]

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The discovery of the molecular mechanism of the neuroparalytic action of tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins

November 20th, 2016|Blog|

The discovery of the molecular mechanism of the neuroparalytic action of tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins by Cesare Montecucco My scientific interest in presynaptic neurotoxins begun during a semi-sabbatical at the Institut Pasteur in 1984 in [...]

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