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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 [...]