Author Archives: Margarida Maia PhD

Seelos Gears Up for Pilot Study in Australia Testing SLS-005

Seelos Therapeutics is gearing up for a pilot study, in Australia, testing SLS-005 (trehalose) — its investigational therapy for people with Alzheimer’s disease — after receiving an acknowledgment letter from the country’s regulatory body for clinical trials. The letter, from the Australian Government Department of Health Therapeutic Goods…

Rethink-ALZ.com, New Website on Simufilam Phase 3 Studies, Is Live

Cassava Sciences has launched a new website, called Rethink-ALZ.com, to make it easier for anyone interested to access information about two Phase 3 clinical studies of simufilam, the company’s oral investigational therapy for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. The trials, dubbed RETHINK-ALZ and REFOCUS-ALZ, are ongoing in the U.S. and Canada,…

Aduhelm Developers Step Up Phase 4 Confirmatory Study

Biogen and Eisai are stepping up their Phase 4 post-marketing confirmatory study to verify that Aduhelm (aducanumab) is meeting the expected clinical benefit in patients with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The companies plan to submit the study’s final protocol for review to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

AlzeCure Gets Green Light for 3rd Phase 1 Study of ACD856

AlzeCure Pharma has been granted approval by Swedish regulatory authorities to start its third Phase 1 study of ACD856, the company’s leading therapeutic candidate for Alzheimer’s disease. The study is designed to test multiple ascending doses of the medication, which means that the amount of ACD856 will be…