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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Sun Health Research Institute Enrolling Patients in Alzheimer's Study

Posted Aug 24 2008 2:07pm

If you or a loved are taking Aricept you should find this announce of interest.



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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Sun Health Research Institute today announced that they are actively enrolling patients in a new study of the investigational drug Dimebon™ for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Dimebon in patients with Alzheimer’s disease taken in combination with Aricept® (donepezil HCI tablets), an FDA-approved Alzheimer’s treatment.

Results from a one-year study of Dimebon in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease – showing statistically significant improvements in memory, thinking, function and behavior – were highlighted at the recent 2008 Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium (AAC) Annual Conference, a community service event. Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Sun Health Research Institute are both members of the Consortium.

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