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Landmark Alzheimer’s prevention trial to evaluate third drug

An international study to test drugs that may prevent or delay Alzheimer’s disease is adding a third drug arm. Participants...

Washington University School of Medicine

The Alzheimer’s Laboratory

CBS News, 60 Minutes - November 2016

A changing landscape: Alzheimer’s disease, research and the future of care

Ongoing international research led by Washington University investigators is changing the Alzheimer’s disease landscape from hopeless to hopeful.

Innovate magazine

Eli Lilly’s Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug Fails in Large Trial

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug that had previously appeared to show promise in slowing the deterioration of thinking and memory has...

The New York Times - November 2016

Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trial (DIAN-TU-001) continues despite results from Eli Lilly and Company’s EXPEDITION3 trial

DIAN-TU - November 2016

German Families with Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease Meet for the First Time

Nobody knew each other’s name. Even so, 60 people who either were at risk of having an autosomal-dominant Alzheimer’s mutation,...

Alzforum - July 2016

Why Most Alzheimer’s Research Is Done On Early-Onset Patients Like Pat Summitt

fivethirtyeight.com - June 2016

$4 million grant expands major study to find Alzheimer’s prevention treatments

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $4.3 million award from the Alzheimer’s Association to expand...

Family places hope in drug trial for hereditary Alzheimer’s gene mutation

CBC - April 2016

Alzheimer’s Disease: Daisy’s Story

HECTV - March 2016