Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

CTD and Kerwin Center Discussing Partnership on Cholesterol-Lowering Therapies for Alzheimer’s

CTD Holdings and the Kerwin Research Center are discussing working together on the use of cholesterol-lowering therapies called cyclodextrins as possible treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. Cyclodextrins are non-toxic compounds made up of sugar molecules that can bind with and extract cholesterol. Preclinical-trial studies in Niemann-Pick disease and Alzheimer’s show they can…