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August 24th, 2017

UNTANGLING ALZHEIMER’S–Mayo Clinic’s approach

By Megan Forliti mforliti

Families living with¬†Alzheimer’s disease¬†woke to devastating newspaper headlines recently: Another highly touted drug failed in clinical trials. Drugmaker Eli Lilly’s EXPEDITION3 trial tested an antibody, a molecule used by the immune system to fight off disease, called solanezumab. This experimental drug sought to remove harmful proteins in the brain that become building blocks for amyloid, […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, amyloid protein, dementia, Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, research, Rochester Epidemiology Project, Ronald Petersen, tau


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