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Fat-based Parkinson’s drug headed to clinical trial with $6.5M in angel money

There’s a generalized consensus that “good” fats – like Omega-3 fatty acids – could help improve mental acuity, even combat neurodegenerative disease. Bay Area startup Retrotope is riffing off this idea, engineering what could be a super-good fat that treats aging-related conditions like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and diabetic retinopathy. It just received $6.5 million in angel funding to bring its fatty drug to the […]