• Biogen Reverses Course on Alzheimer's Drug Analysis, Plans FDA Filing

    25 days ago - By Xconomy

    Six months after Biogen stopped work on a closely watched experimental Alzheimer's disease treatment, the neuroscience drug developer is reviving it with plans to file for FDA approval. Aducanumab's Phase 3 failure in March was viewed as yet another nail in the coffin for the so-called “amyloid hypothesis”-the theory that by breaking up or clearing the buildup of amyloid protein in the brain, a therapy could stop or even reverse the decline of patients' memory loss. But on Tuesday Biogen and Japan's Eisai, which have been collaborating to advance the drug as a potential treatment for early...
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