Items Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s drug’

September 14, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations CNN How to indulge […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's drug, bapineuzumab, BodyGuardian, Choline C 11, CNN, doctor burnout, Dr Charles Bruce, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Dr. Ed Creagan, Dr. Fred Kusumoto, Dr. Issam Moussa, Dr. Leslie Sim


March 4, 2010

Novel Alzheimer’s Drug Flops

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

The investigational Alzheimer’s disease drug dimebon failed in the pivotal CONNECTION trial of patients with mild-to-moderate disease, the drug’s makers announced today. Latrepirdine did not result in significant gains on any of the five efficacy endpoints versus placebo after six months of treatment, according to Medivation and Pfizer, who have a partnership to develop the […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's drug, dimebon, Dr. Ron Petersen


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