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Apr 30, 2018

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Genetics and dementia risk: ApoE4

Genetics and dementia risk: ApoE4

Understanding how our genetic make-up is linked to our risk of developing a neurodegenerative disorder such as dementia, and how it influences disease progression, could be key to developing new treatments. However, the diseases that cause dementia are extremely complex, ..

Feb 26, 2018

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Why Pfizer ended its neuroscience discovery programme

Why Pfizer ended its neuroscience discovery programme

Posted in : All, Research, Treatment & Therapies on by : Giulia Melchiorre
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  • In the beginning of this year, Pfizer, the third largest pharmaceutical company in the world, announced that it would end its neuroscience discovery programme, effectively ending all research into finding new treatments for dementia. This has come as a shock ..

    Nov 20, 2017

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    Hope for new dementia treatments: The Aducanumab trial

    Hope for new dementia treatments: The Aducanumab trial

    Posted in : All, Research, Treatment & Therapies on by : Giulia Melchiorre
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  • Over 10 years ago the last drug for use in people with Alzheimer’s Disease was licensed. As there are still no treatments to halt or cure the disease, the search for treatment continues. In this blog, we will explore the ..