The FDA has stopped the personal genome sequencing company 23andMe from selling health assessments, saying its tests need validation. What do Alzheimer scientists think?
The antidepressant citalopram reduces agitation in Alzheimer’s patients, but caused abnormal heart rhythms at the tested dose.
A Phase 2 trial suggests that the drug PBT2 is generally safe for Huntington’s patients. The drug's sponsor says it may have improved cognition, though experts remain unconvinced.
Already linked to Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, a TREM2 variant now shows up on the ALS radar, too.
Mutant FUS meddles with RNA splicing and DNA damage repair in transgenic mice that succumb to disease.
It’s not just for tugging APP around the neuron: The SORLA receptor may also bind Aβ and hasten its demise.
Government, industry, and advocacy together will provide nearly $130 million for the identification of surrogate markers and targets.