Author Archives: Ana de Barros PhD

Responding to Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

June is World Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and James E. Galvin, MD, MPH, a leading neuroscientist and associate dean at Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, has compiled a list of myths and truths about the disease. According to Galvin, some…

Biogen and Ionis Expand Collaboration to Develop Therapy Candidates for Alzheimer’s, Other Neurological Diseases

Biogen and Ionis Pharmaceuticals are expanding their strategic collaboration through a new 10-year agreement to develop novel RNA-targeted therapy candidates for a broad range of neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease. This agreement builds on the collaboration that produced Spinraza (nusinersen), the first and only approved treatment…