AbbVie bolstered the company’s neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative portfolio with the acquisition of Belgium-based Syndesi Therapeutics in a deal valued at up to $1 billion.
More than half of the first 21 brains donated to the Australian Sports Brain Bank by former athletes showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease caused by repeated concussions, a study showed.
Massachusetts-based biotechnology firm Biogen and its Tokyo-based partner Eisai are seeking a speedy approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a second Alzheimer’s disease drug, lecanemab.
Alzheimer’s disease is the holy grail of pharmaceutical research, and a team of physicians published results showing that they may have found the key to actually improving cognition in patients with early-stage dementia.
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that a new blood test may be helpful for detecting Alzheimer’s disease as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment.