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Trial Data Further Support Gingipain Suppression as Potential Therapy

Atuzaginstat (COR388), Cortexyme’s investigational oral therapy, effectively suppressed the activity of its target — toxic enzymes called gingipains — and was associated with reductions in several disease biomarkers in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s, according to updated data from the Phase 2/3 GAIN clinical trial. Similar to previously reported…

Seelos Gears Up for Pilot Study in Australia Testing SLS-005

Seelos Therapeutics is gearing up for a pilot study, in Australia, testing SLS-005 (trehalose) — its investigational therapy for people with Alzheimer’s disease — after receiving an acknowledgment letter from the country’s regulatory body for clinical trials. The letter, from the Australian Government Department of Health Therapeutic Goods…

Eisai Starting Process of Requesting Lecanemab’s Approval in Japan

Eisai has started submitting data to the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) in support of an application for approval of its investigational lecanemab (BAN2401) to treat early Alzheimer’s disease. This submission followed the company’s prior assessment consultation with the PMDA, given in advance of an approval application and intended…