The New Paper

January 12, 2021

Lilly announces positive results from Phase-2 trials for Alzheimer's drug

Eli Lilly announced that its Alzheimer’s drug Donanemab showed “significant slowing of decline” in cognitive and daily function in patients with early symptomatic Alzheimer's disease. The results were based on Phase 2 (mid-stage) clinical trials with 272 participants. A timeline for Phase 3 (late-stage) trials has not yet been announced.

Extra: Over 5M Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s (projected to reach nearly 14M by 2050).
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