Author Archives: Vanda Pinto PhD

Alzamend Seeks to to Test AL001 as Dementia Therapy

Alzamend Neuro has requested approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin clinical trials to test AL001, its investigational lithium-based ionic cocrystal oral therapy for dementia related to Alzheimer’s disease. The request was made in the form of an investigational new drug (IND) application that,…

Lilly’s Donanemab Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Status

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has named Eli Lilly’s donanemab a breakthrough therapy for treating Alzheimer’s disease, the company announced in a press release. Lilly said it intends to submit a biologics license application or BLA — which would allow it to market donanemab in the U.S.