The idea that sticky brain plaques cause Alzheimer’s disease began as an interesting hypothesis and eventually became drug industry dogma. Now, after a string of clinical trial failures, that hypothesis looks less credible than ever.
Raymond J. Tesi STAT News April 30, 2019
Aducanumab's failure puts pressure on field to look beyond amyloid
Ned Pagliarulo March 22, 2019
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DRUG FAILURE
Amyloid Plaque and Aβ is NOT The Only Answer
After amyloid failures, it’s time to take a new tack for treating Alzheimer’s
Neurotoxic proteins reduce axonal transport and cause a TOXIC CASCADE
Impaired axonal transport lowers levels of neurotransmitters and neurotrophic proteins leading to nerve cell death.