" We are investing a great deal of money and time in avenues with high failure rates, while patients and their families wait. NIH Director - Francis Collins "
Big research companies band together to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Ten major biopharmaceutical companies will join forces with America’s National Institute of Health and several non-profit organisations to speed-up the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

The partnership will see $230m (US) invested over five years for the first projects, with the data and analyses generated to be made publicly available to the broader biomedical community.

To read more about the Accelerating Medicines Partnership visit the National Institute of Health.

 

 Posted: February 5th, 2014
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