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Two Decades of Research: The ADDF's 19th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

Last week, researchers gathered at our annual conference to share updates on their approaches to develop Alzheimer's treatments.

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19th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Highlights Multiple Approaches

The conference, organized by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, focused on gene therapy and alternative modalities for neurodegenerative diseases, progress in developing novel drugs, as well as the need for new biomarkers.

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Gene Therapy, A New Frontier in Alzheimer's

Dr. Ron Crystal and his team at Weill Cornell developed a gene therapy to replace APOE4 with APOE2, which would significantly lower Alzheimer's risk.

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Familial Alzheimer's Disease, Explained

Learn about early-onset familial Alzheimer's disease, which can strike people as early as their 30s or 40s.

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Drugs to "Fix" the APOE4 Gene May Be Safe

New research reveals that a person without the APOE gene—which influences Alzheimer’s risk—can function normally, paving the way for gene therapies.