Wash U Neurologist Explains Controversy Behind New Alzheimer’s Drug: Aduhelm

GAP-Net site Washington Univeristy in St. Louis’ Dr. Joy Snider about the pros and cons about the approval of Aduhelm (Aducanumab). The recent FDA approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug has some researchers concerned — aside from its $56,000-a-year price tag. It’s the first Alzheimer’s drug to be approved since 2003. It’s called aducanumab and is marketed […]

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Local Researchers Help Black & Brown Communities Detect Factors for Alzheimer’s

GAP Net site, Great Lakes Clinical Trials, spoke The Chicago Defender about GAP’s Bio-Hermes study and the importance of minority communities getting involved in Alzheimer’s clinical trials. Chicago’s Great Lakes Clinical Trials is now enrolling volunteers with and without memory concerns in the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation’s Bio-Hermes Study. The study seeks to evaluate how […]

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Reversing the Trend: Making Clinical Trials More Diverse

GAP-Net site Kerwin Medical Center in Dallas and GAP President John Dwyer were featured in D Magazine talking about how the Bio-Hermes study is making it easier for diverse populations to participate in its new Alzheimer’s trial. Dallas-based Kerwin Medical Center is emphasizing diversity as it enrolls patients in the Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation’s (GAP) […]

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Doctors Fear a Controversial New Alzheimer’s Drug Will Get in the Way of Better Treatments

John Dwyer, GAP President, spoke about the impact Abucanumab will have on Alzheimer’s research and clinical trials going forward. The arrival of the first new Alzheimer’s drug in two decades should have been a moment of celebration. But so far, the healthcare industry is feeling concerned. The US Food and Drug Administration approved the new medication, […]

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Free Access To High-Cost Aducanumab May Incentivize Phase IV Trial Participants

GAP President John Dwyer spoke to Scrip Informa Pharma Intelligence about Biogen’s aducanumab, and how clinical trials are more important than ever since it’s FDA approval. The requirement for Biogen, Inc. and Eisai Co., Ltd. to conduct a Phase IV clinical trialas a condition of Aduhelm’s accelerated approval raises the question of whether Alzheimer’s disease […]

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FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

The talk radio station in Dallas, Texas, WBAP, recently interviewed GAP President John Dwyer. After the FDA approval of Biogen’s Aducanumab, they included GAP’s statement commending the FDA. WASHINGTON (AP)- Government health officials on approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment […]

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Created Correctly, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health will Accelerate Medical Innovation

GAP Chairman, George Vradenburg, talks about a bold approach that the National Institute of Health (NIH) can take by partnering with America’s best biotech and pharmaceutical research centers. The U.S. needs a bold initiative to achieve transformative progress in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and countless other diseases that cut lives […]

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