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Hopes, Issues, and Concerns in Tackling the Challenge of Dementia

Posted on July 24th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

With recent failures of large Phase 3 studies targeting the amyloid pathways, there is perhaps a need for some good news for scientists, clinicians, health services and the general public. Recently, there was some good news in the media. Continue reading “Hopes, Issues, and Concerns in Tackling the Challenge of Dementia” »

Review of Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC16) Part 1: Focus on Tau

Posted on August 10th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

I have just returned from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC16) in Toronto, Canada. Toronto is a beautiful cosmopolitan city and a perfect setting for scientists from across the globe to come and share their latest research on Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading “Review of Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC16) Part 1: Focus on Tau” »

Proteins behaving badly

Posted on January 5th, 2016 by in Chemistry

The best present I ever received as a child was a game called Mousetrap. For those unlucky enough not to have played this: releasing a lever leads to a series of seemingly random events, such as a boot kicking a ball, and finally to Continue reading “Proteins behaving badly” »