The AAT-AD/PD conference hosted a virtual conversation about what the trial’s disappointing cognitive and tantalizing biomarker data might mean. Hidden between thank you’s and pledges to stay committed were substantive points of debate and context.
Early data suggest that CT1812 and AL001 shift biomarker levels in Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia, respectively. BI 425809 fails to improve cognition.
In the field of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) is the hands-down largest and hardest-working township in North America...
Researchers at SfN 2016 painted a more detailed picture of how misfolded proteins may proliferate, as one cell spreads these “hot potatoes” to the next.
The FDA will decide whether to approve the antibody as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease on or before March 7, 2021.
Three weeks of on-demand seminars to culminate in live Q&A.
Researchers reported negative findings from three trials at ICFTD 2016.
Restoring proper gene editing assuaged mitochondrial defects in patient-derived neurons and organoids. Splicing errors may underlie other PD cases as well.
Three BACE inhibitors, a γ-secretase modulator, and a phosphodiesterase inhibitor appeared safe in Phase 1 trials.
Can genetics please parse the confusing spectrum of frontotemporal dementias? Whole genome sequences make a start.
In 2,144 Colombian ADAD family members, plasma NfL in gene carriers rises as early as two decades before their symptoms start.
The FDA has prioritized review of C2N’s blood test for amyloid-β. A pivotal clinical trial will correlate the test with amyloid PET scans.
With plasma tests performing in AIBL staging, scientists are sharing data across platforms and cohorts, and tackling standardization to avoid time lost to irreproducibility.
At SfN 2017, some of the lesser-known tau toxicities came in for deep scrutiny.
Despite no warning signs in ongoing clinical trials, researchers are searching for safer drugs, and better biomarkers to measure what they do.