Tag Archives: Experimental Alzheimer’s Drugs

UK-Based Drug Discovery Alliance (BBC News / Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced the launch of the Drug Discovery Alliance, a £30 million network of research centres working collaboratively on research to discover potential cures, or at least disease modifying treatments, for Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms … Continue reading

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Global Clinical Trials Fund: GCTF (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched the Global Clinical Trials Fund (GCTF) to help finance trials which aim to translate discoveries in the lab into clinical treatments for the 830,000 people living with dementia in the UK. The GCTF aims … Continue reading

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Drug Discovery Institute (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced proposals to create Europe’s first Drug Discovery Institute for neurodegenerative diseases including dementia. The aim of the multi-million pound Drug Discovery Institute will be to accelerate progress towards effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. … Continue reading

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Bapineuzumab: Alzheimer’s Drug Trials Halted (Healthcare Today UK)

Summary Two U.S. drug companies have halted trials of bapineuzumab, an experimental drug to treat Alzheimer’s Disease. The drug failed to produce any improvement in the symptoms of dementia sufferers. Pfizer Inc. and Johnson & Johnson had been testing bapineuzumab, which had been designed … Continue reading

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