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Solanezumab Fails Phase 3 Alzheimer’s Trials: Retains Faint Glimmer of Hope

Posted Aug 28 2012 12:00am

August 2012 has been a busy month for late-stage testing of long awaited Alzheimer’s drugs. Unfortunately, the results haven’t been good. In early August, information was released disclosing that  Pfizer’s bapineuzumab  did not meet the primary endpoints set up by the studies, and trials were stopped. Now, Eli Lilly has also announced that their contribution to the Alzheimer’s battle,  solanezumab, did not meet the primary endpoints , both cognitive and functional, in either of the two Phase 3 , double-blind, placebo-controlled studies on the drug.

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