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AstraZeneca and Leading Academic Scientists to Collaborate on Alzheimer's Disease Research
Date:7/12/2012

ted a new, flexible approach to neuroscience that would allow us to tap into the most exciting science and discoveries that exist in labs around the world. The A5 alliance, under the leadership of Dr. Paul, is a prime example of the great minds we hope to bring together in the search for new medicines to help people who suffer from neurodegenerative diseases, psychiatric disorders and pain."

Under the terms of the A5 alliance, AstraZeneca will fund the academic research and members of AstraZeneca's Neuroscience Innovative Medicines unit will contribute programme management and scientific expertise. The academic alliance members will contribute their disease area knowledge and expertise, as well as lead specific aspects of the research programme in their laboratories.

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About Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks of daily living. In most people with Alzheimer's, symptoms first appear after age 60, and Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia among older people. The National Institutions of Health National Institute on Aging suggests that as many as 5.1 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease.

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation, oncology and infectious disease. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information please visit: www.astrazeneca.com

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