JANUARY 10, 2007
  Penn Researchers Demonstrate Ability of New Therapy to Treat Patients With Severely Elevated Cholesterol Levels
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Pictured is a cholesterol-filled atherosclerotic coronary artery from a human body. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have demonstrated the potential of a new type of therapy for patients who suffer from high cholesterol levels. A new study shows that targeted inhibition of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) is highly effective in reducing cholesterol levels in very high risk patients.

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