A Further Set-Back for Progress in Dementia Drug Development? (BBC News)

Summary

Drug company Pfizer is to cease activity in its neuroscience drug discovery programmes, which will impact on ongoing research into drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease.

Paradoxically the company does promise plans to create a new fund dedicated to neuroscience research in the future.

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Reference

Pharma giant Pfizer pulls out of research into Alzheimer’s. London: BBC Health News, January 10th 2018.

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