Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche, has launched a new substudy to learn more about the progression of early-onset familial Alzheimer’s disease, as part of its ongoing Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative (API) ... Read more
Alzheimer’s oral therapy candidate PRI-002, being developed by Priavoid, has proven safe for human use in healthy volunteers during a Phase 1 clinical trial. These positive trial results provide important ... Read more
Elenbecestat and BAN2401, two potential anti-amyloid therapies, were selected by the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC) to be evaluated in clinical studies aiming to prevent progression to early stages of ... Read more
AVP-786, an investigational oral therapy, significantly relieved agitated behaviors among patients with Alzheimer’s dementia, according to preliminary data from a Phase 3 trial by Avanir Pharmaceuticals. The treatment candidate ... Read more
Investigational therapy Neflamapimod led to significant improvements in episodic memory function in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease, results from EIP Pharma’s Phase 2a clinical trial show. “Significant unmet need exists for ... Read more
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