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Amgen, Novartis May Screen 30,000 Patients To Find 2,000 For Alzheimer's Trial

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A new trial for CNP520 will see if the Amgen/Novartis BACE1 inhibitor can prevent, stop or slow Alzheimer's disease progression in pre-symptomatic patients, but recruiting enough patients with the APOE4 gene will require a massive screening effort.

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