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Dimebon Fails Again; End of the Road in Alzheimer’s

January 18, 2012 — Topline results of a phase 3 trial of dimebon, also called latrepirdine, on top of ongoing treatment with donepezil has shown no benefit in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

The companies developing dimebon in this indication, Medivation Inc and Pfizer Inc, issued a joint statement noting that results of […]

Protein-Based Biomarkers in Blood Serum Could Classify Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease

9.13.2010 Protein-Based Biomarkers in Blood Serum Could Classify Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease
Archives of Neurology, JAMA
An initial analysis suggests that biomarkers in blood serum can be combined with clinical information to accurately classify patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Texas Scientists On Verge of Alzheimer’s Blood Test

7.25.2010 Texas Scientists on Verge of Alzheimer’s Blood Test
Houston Chronicle
Todd Ackerman reports the latest on how TARC scientists say exam would help millions confirm & fight the disease

Alzheimer’s Screen May Be Possible

7.16.2010 Alzheimer’s Screen May Be Possible
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Sid O’Bryant, an assistant professor of neurology, has published the first step in developing a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease.

Texas Researchers Announce Breakthrough In Alzheimer’s Detection

7.13.2010 Texas Researchers Announce Breakthrough In Alzheimer’s Research
New Procedure Allows Diagnosis with Simple Blood Test

TARC Distinguished Speakers Announced For the First Ever “Meeting of the Minds” – The Texas State Plan on Alzheimer’s Disease Public Input Meeting & Scientific Symposium

4.09.2010 TARC Distinguished Speakers Announced For the First Ever “Meeting of the Minds” – The Texas State Plan on Alzheimer’s Disease Public Input Meeting & Scientific Symposium

UT Health Science Center in San Antonio Recruiting 500 Hispanics age 59 or older

4.01.2010 UT Medicine San Antonio Physicians at Forefront of Alzheimer’s Research
The Mission
Psychiatrist Donald R. Royall, M.D., and neurologist Gustavo C. Roman, M.D., are recruiting 500 Hispanics age 59 or older for a longitudinal study that will attempt to determine the prevalence of Alzheimer’s in the Hispanic population and pinpoint risk factors.

Drug that Extends Life Span Prevents Alzheimer’s Deficits

4.10.2010 A Drug that Extends Life Span Prevents Alzheimer’s Deficits
UTHSC News

UT Southwestern Medical Center Recruiting Participants for Clinical Trials

11.10.2009 UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas Recruiting for Clinical Trials.

Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Imperative

5.18.2010 Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Imperative
Alzheimer’s Association
This report examines the current projections and costs associated with the Alzheimer crisis, as well as what Medicare and Medicaid savings are possible if disease modifying treatments were available.