Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Alzheimer’s Vaccine Found Safe, Effective in Patients with Mild Forms of the Disease, Phase 2 Study Finds

AXON Neuroscience’s investigational AADvac1 vaccine against tau protein, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, was found safe and effective at lessening signs of neurodegeneration in patients with mild Alzheimer’s, according to the results of a Phase 2 trial. Among younger study participants, the vaccine also seemed to improve certain cognitive…

Protein Treatment, GRF6019, Seen to Help Maintain Cognition in Alzheimer’s Patients in Phase 2 Trial

Alkahest’s experimental blood-derived protein GRF6019 helps maintain cognition and function in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease patients, results of a six-month Phase 2 clinical trial show. “These top-line results indicate a potential benefit of this plasma protein fraction in slowing the progression of cognitive decline in patients with…