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Biogen drug BIIB037
Posted: Friday, March 20, 2015 7:01 AM
Joined: 9/11/2013
Posts: 1085

Hopefully this promising drug will go into phase 3 clinical trials and will be another option for treating AD.
Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:32 PM
Joined: 2/24/2015
Posts: 12

they are recruiting for the trials for this drug. google biogen and alzheimers drug. then search for clinical trials. my husband has chf so he is not a candidate for the trials.(they are looking for alz without other health issues like chf, diabetes, dialysis etc for trials
Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015 9:44 AM
Joined: 3/5/2015
Posts: 63

There is a study being done at University of Texas at Galveston with mice where a single peripheral injection of anti tau antibodies reduces the mouse equivalent of AD. The article is in the March 25 Journal of Neuroscience. The study shows tau as the main culprit in AD rather than amyloid. Targeting the tau oligomeres also reduces the amyloid plaques. Too bad it will be years before this translates into human cure.