Alzheimer's Drug Trials Nearly Done

Posted on July 13th, 2012 by

We're about to find out whether there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key studies of two drugs that aim to clear the sticky plaque gumming up patients' brains… "Everybody in the field is probably holding their breath that there is something positive to come out of these trials," said Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

 

USA Today (AP)

Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Neurology, plaque, Research, Uncategorized, USA Today

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