After a Decade, Scientist’s Quest to Make a Better Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Progress

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by Stacey Singer

After a Decade, Scientist’s Quest to Make a Better Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Progress While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and no treatment to reverse or halt its progression, there are medicines available that can help treat symptoms its symptoms.

“You may not have heard of Namenda. People caring for Alzheimer’s patients have.

It’s one of the only drugs available to treat people with advanced dementia.

But it’s no cure.

Sanford-Burnham’s Dr. Stuart Lipton readily acknowledges that, even though he helped developed the drug for FDA approval, back in his Harvard days. It was designed to protect synapses, the linkages between brain cells, from the small toxic plaque clumps found in the brains of people who have Alzheimer’s. He’s spent the past decade studying how to improve the drug.

The numbers of people living with Alzheimer’s is now estimated at over 5 million in the United States, and projected to grow to 13 million by mid-century. Palm Beach County has an estimated 46,000 Alzheimer’s patients.”

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Doctor Jack Rosenberg – Board Certified physician. Graduated high school in Phoenix, Arizona as a member of the class of 1981. He later attended college where he received his B.S, Bachelors of Science degree, in Biology at the University of Arizona. There he graduated with Suma Cum Laude, High Distinction and Honors as a 1986 graduate. Read More...
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