May 16, 2012

Alzheimer’s Research Effort Seeks New Treatments by 2025


An $80 million national research plan to attack Alzheimer’s, a mind-robbing malady that may affect as many as 16 million Americans by 2050, will start this year with U.S.-sponsored studies on ways to prevent the disease in high- risk people, and treat it with an insulin nasal spray. The goal, to develop new treatments by 2025, faces tough challenges, said Ronald Petersen, a researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


Bloomberg by Shannon Pettypiece

Tags: alzheimer's disease, Bloomberg, Dr. Ronald Petersen, insulin nasal spray, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Research

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