AT-001 is an aldose reductase inhibitor that has demonstrated potential therapeutic effects on diabetic cardiomyopathy. Given the involvement of the heart in individuals with severe COVID-19 complications, AT-001 is being tested to see how it can impact the cardiac structure, function, and survival of COVID-19 patients.
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