Private Longeveron Bets On Stem Cells For Inflammation, Aging Diseases
Emerging Company Profile: The start-up's Phase I and II studies look promising for stem cell therapy in treating aging frailty, a common condition that overlaps with Alzheimer's disease.
You may also be interested in...
The pharma and the Google spinout focused on aging are adding $1bn in funding to their 2014 collaboration, which has yielded more than two dozen preclinical candidates so far.
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.
Just weeks after Johnson & Johnson halted development of its BACE inhibitor for Alzheimer's and a few months after Merck & Co failed at Phase III, Lilly and AstraZeneca end trials of lanabecestat.