A Landmark Year for Alzheimer Disease

Episode 53,  Dec 17, 2021, 11:00 AM

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In this episode, we spoke with Anton Porsteinsson, MD, director, Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education Program (AD-CARE); William B. and Sheila Konar Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester. He shared his perspective on the progress made in Alzheimer disease in 2021, from the first approval since 2003 to the agents moving through the pipeline and the improved understanding of AD pathology, and offered a look into what the future may hold.

Episode Breakdown:
  • 1:15 – Agents in late-stage development in Alzheimer disease
  • 10:30 – Additional agents with promise in the pipeline
  • 17:00 – Neurology News Minute
  • 21:05 – The next big step forward in Alzheimer
  • 31:10 – Learning from prior failures, improving diagnostics
  • 45:00 – Looking back on the progress in 2021, and ahead to 2022

The stories featured in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:


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