Published in Drug Week, November 15th, 2002
The trial involves the use of a drug named LY450139, which in mouse models is shown to inhibit an enzyme implicated in the formation of beta-amyloid deposits in the brain. These deposits, also called plaques, may be responsible for brain cell death and decay, and have been connected to Alzheimer disease. A total of six sites in the United States are taking part in the clinical trial.
The double-blind, placebo-controlled trial will involve 70 subjects newly diagnosed with...
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