Author Archives: Forest Ray PhD

Amylyx Completes Enrollment in PEGASUS Trial of AMX0035 for Alzheimer’s

Amylyx Pharmaceuticals announced it has completed enrollment for the Phase 2 clinical trial of AMX0035 for treating Alzheimer’s disease. The placebo-controlled trial, PEGASUS (NCT03533257), will evaluate the compound’s safety and tolerability among patients with late mild cognitive impairment or early dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease. Other study…

Amyloid Clumps Formed on Space Station Affected by Microgravity

Experiments on the International Space Station showed gravity affects the formation of amyloids, the pathological tangles of proteins found in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Both the speed by which they formed and the structure they took in microgravity differed from amyloids formed through similar means in…

Top 10 Alzheimer’s Disease Stories of 2019

Throughout 2019, Alzheimer’s News Today delivered daily coverage of emerging research, key findings, treatment developments, and clinical trials related to Alzheimer’s disease. We look forward to bringing the same quality of coverage to those living with Alzheimer’s in the coming year. Here are the 10 most-read stories of 2019,…

Phase 1 Trial for Potential Alzheimer’s Therapy Yields Positive Results

A recent Phase 1 clinical study of a potential Alzheimer’s therapy showed positive results regarding both safety and biomarkers for cognitive processes. The data support advancing the investigational compound, NDX-1017, developed by Athira Pharma, to later-stage clinical trials. The results, “Phase 1 Study of NDX-1017: Safety, Pharmacokinetics…