Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

FDA Rejects Nuplazid to Treat Dementia-related Psychosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected Acadia Pharmaceuticals’ request that Nuplazid (pimavanserin) be the first approved treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis. The decision comes less than nine months since the agency agreed to review the company’s supplemental new drug application, and a month…

Anavex 2-73 Slows Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Patients, Phase 2 Extension Trial Shows

Treatment with Anavex‘s investigational therapy Anavex 2-73 significantly reduces cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer’s disease and sustains their ability to perform daily activities, according to interim data from a Phase 2 extension study. Trial results were presented in a late-breaking oral presentation, titled “Longitudinal 148-Week Extension Study…