Lilly Stays Committed To Alzheimer's, Including Amyloid Hypothesis, Despite Many Failures
The failure of BACE inhibitor lanabecestat was the latest setback in Lilly's Alzheimer's pipeline, but the company has been working in this area with almost no success for decades, yet still feels a commitment to keep trying, Lilly Research Labs President Daniel Skovronsky tells Scrip.
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