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Johnson & Johnson and Elan Corporation plc Announce Definitive Agreement for Alzheimer's Immunotherapy Program and Equity Investment
Date:7/2/2009

heimer's disease. The lead compound (bapineuzumab), administered intravenously once every three months, is currently in Phase 3 clinical trials. A subcutaneous formulation, administered once a week, is currently in Phase 2 trials. In addition, a vaccine for Alzheimer's disease (ACC-001) is also under development.

In the U.S. alone, as many as 5.3 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease. The direct and indirect costs of this and other dementias to payers, including government programs, amount to more than $148 billion annually, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

"Alzheimer's disease is a significant unmet need in aging populations globally," said Sheri McCoy, Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson. "Johnson & Johnson's development capabilities, commercial experience and global reach will provide the foundation to accelerate the AIP Program development, and increase its potential availability for patients globally."

Elan Chief Executive Officer, Kelly Martin, believes that this transaction positively impacts Elan and patients globally. "This transaction will leverage Elan's unique scientific and clinical work and leadership in bringing treatments to market that potentially slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The Elan commitment to scientific innovation and patients remains absolute and we will continue to build upon and expand our leadership in the fields of neuroscience and immunology."

Husseini Manji, M.D., Global Therapeutic Head, Neuroscience, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, added: "This transaction will be a key component in achieving our vision to develop treatments that target underlying disease biology, thereby helping to prevent some of society's most devastating illnesses. We expect to focus our resources on bringing the AIP Program to fruition as quickly as possible because of its potential to slo
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