Roche Is Sudden Pioneer In Alzheimer's Research With New Trial In Early Patients
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Using a biomarker and investigational diagnostic, Roche has initiated a Phase II clinical trial of an amyloid-beta peptide antibody, gantenerumab, in patients with only mild cognitive deficits.
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