Author Archives: Ana Pena, PhD

Methylprednisolone Shows No Clear Benefit for FA Patients in Pilot Trial

Treatment with methylprednisolone, an anti-inflammatory medication, had no evident benefit in children and adults with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) enrolled in a pilot clinical trial conducted at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Oral therapy with methylprednisolone failed to improve patients’ overall mobility and neurological function, although three children…