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The abstracts of the ICFSR are available in PDF format, you can download them on this link

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Research & Science

What Have We Learned from Recent Alzheimer’s Trials? Perspective of the CTAD Task Force

Although the results were disappointing from two recent clinical trials of amyloid-targeting drugs in mild-to-moderate AD, the trials provided information that will be important for future studies, according to the EU-US CTAD Task Force, which met in November 2017 to… Continue Reading →

A new large trial in Alzheimer’s disease Published in May 2018 in the NEJM

Verubecestat is an oral BACE-1 inhibitor that reduces the Aβ level in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Authors  conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 78-week trial to evaluate verubecestat at doses of 12 mg and 40 mg per… Continue Reading →

Identifying Better Outcome Measures to Improve Treatment of Agitation in Dementia: A report from the EU/US/CTAD Task Force

 Just published in the JPAD (Journ Prev Alz disease www.jpreventionalzheimer.com) Agitation and other neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are the most disruptive aspects of dementia for both patients and caregivers. They are associated with worse quality of life, greater dementia severity, earlier… Continue Reading →

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