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Alzheimer's disease in mice alleviated promising therapeutic approach for humans
Date:11/25/2012

he results of their six-years of research work justify the step toward clinical studies in humans, for which they plan to collaborate with a suitable industrial partner.

IIn the context of other illnesses, such as psoriasis, a medication that suppresses p40 in humans has already been applied. "Based on the safety data in patients," comment Profs. Heppner and Becher, "clinical studies could now be implemented without delay. Now, the goal is to bring the new therapeutic approach to Alzheimer patients quickly."


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Contact: Prof. Burkhard Becher
becher@immunology.uzh.ch
41-446-353-703
University of Zurich
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