Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

Mouse Study: 4 Approved Meds Are Potential Alzheimer’s Treatments

Detailed molecular signatures in three mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease at different disease stages allowed for identification of four approved medicines that may be potential Alzheimer’s treatments, a study revealed. The four medications that demonstrated efficiency are now used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and inflammation in humans.

Gantenerumab Lowers Key Protein Levels in Early-onset Disease Trial

The investigational therapy gantenerumab significantly lowered levels of established biomarkers in a rare, inherited form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, despite failing to slow cognitive decline or memory loss in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according to data from a Phase 2/3 clinical trial. Based on these results, enrolled patients…