Latest Cure Research

Articles about the latest cure research for Alzheimers

New Treatments in Progress

Clinical Phases

    • Pre-clinical—drugs are studied in test tube situations or on animal models
    • Phase I—tested on a small number of healthy humans to see what a safe dose would be
    • Phase II—testing safety and effectiveness in a small number of patients; not enough people to justify it being used by everyone with the condition
    • Phase III—large scale trial designed to test safety and effectiveness that would be adequate for FDA approval
    • Submit testing results for FDA approval
    • Phase IV—post-approval studies done to make sure the treatment is safe and to promote further investigations
    • Drugs must go through clinical trials in phases before being approved for usage in the U.S.

Read more: New Treatments in Progress

University Research


Duke University

Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Memory Disorders Division, Department of Neurology

University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Department of Psychology

Memory Assessment and Research Services

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