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UOP Researchers Developing Drug to Combat Form of Heart Failure
STOCKTON- It was one of those "Eureka" moments in the lab of University of the Pacific scientist Dr. Mamoun Alhamadsheh. "I don't believe this, I had to repeat this and I had to repeat this personally because I didn't trust what the student was doing," Dr. Alhamadsheh told FOX40. He and his researchers narrowed 130,000 drug molecules down to 200, and then finally one. That one molecule may be the cure for a rare form of heart failure called "Familial Amyloid Cardiomypothy." It's a project he's been working on for five years.