David earned a PhD in Biological Sciences from Columbia University in New York, NY, where he studied how Drosophila ovarian adult stem cells respond to cell signaling pathway manipulations. This work helped to redefine the organizational principles underlying adult stem cell growth models. He is currently a Science Writer, as part of the BioNews Services writing team.
RetiSpec and Gentex are partnering to develop a technology to detect Alzheimer’s disease — potentially years before symptom onset — using a non-invasive and cost-effective eye scan technique. The partnership between ... Read more
A first patient has been dosed in a Phase 2 trial investigating the safety and long-term efficacy of bryostatin-1 in treating moderate and moderately severe Alzheimer’s disease, the therapy’s developer, Neurotrope, ... Read more
GemVax & KAEL has filed for expanded access of its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational new drug (IND) application for GV1001, its experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. The ... Read more
Cortexyme has reached a milestone after enrolling 500 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease in its ongoing Phase 2/3 GAIN clinical trial testing the company’s investigational treatment COR388 (atuzaginstat). ... Read more
AC Immune is planning to advance its investigational anti-TDP-43 antibody into clinical testing for neurodegenerative diseases in which TPD-43 protein aggregates play a major role in brain damage, including diseases ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a request by Acadia Pharmaceuticals‘ that Nuplazid (pimavanserin) be approved for a new indication: the treatment of delusions and hallucinations associated with ... Read more