Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD,  —

Yedida Y. Bogachkov is a science writer for BioNews. She holds a PhD in cellular and molecular pharmacology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining BioNews, she was conducting scientific research analyzing cancer genomics. She’s a Chicago native and hasn’t moved out of her hometown. Yes, she actually likes snow and enjoys having all four seasons. Yedida likes being out in nature, and in her free time, she can be found outside enjoying the fresh air or baking (inside). She is, unsuccessfully, trying to persuade the rest of her family to enjoy hiking. Yedida is excited to bring her passion for science and her desire to help people to BioNews.

Articles by Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

Athira to Begin Open-label Extension Studies of ATH-1017

Athira Pharma, Inc will initiate an open-label extension study for two ongoing clinical trials investigating ATH-1017 to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Both clinical trials — the Phase 2/3 LIFT-AD (NCT04488419) and Phase 2 ACT-AD (NCT04491006) — are investigating ATH-1017, a small molecule designed to enhance the effect of hepatocyte growth…

Amyloid-beta Produced in the Liver May Play Role in Alzheimer’s

Amyloid-beta produced in peripheral organs, specifically the liver, may be implicated in the brain neurodegeneration observed in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a mouse study. The study, “Synthesis of human amyloid restricted to liver results in an Alzheimer disease–like neurodegenerative phenotype,” was published in PLOS Biology. Deposits of amyloid-beta…