Author Archives: Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

FDA Approval Again Wanted for Nuplazid in Easing Psychosis

Acadia Pharmaceuticals intends to again request that oral Nuplazid (pimavanserin) be approved to treat hallucinations and delusions, but this time only when associated with the dementia-related psychosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Its planned request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in the form of a resubmitted supplemental new…

AC Immune Extends Work Into TDP-43 Protein’s Role in Alzheimer’s

AC Immune has announced it will extend its partnership with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania to further study the mechanisms underlying disease-causing changes in  the transactive response DNA binding protein 43 kDa (TDP-43). Specifically, company researchers and those with the university’s Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at the Perelman School of Medicine…