#AANAM – Lecanemab Safely, Quickly Lowers Amyloid Clumps in Trial

#AANAM – Lecanemab Safely, Quickly Lowers Amyloid Clumps in Trial

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#AANAM – Lecanemab Safely, Quickly Lowers Amyloid Clumps in Trial

Eisai and Biogen’s experimental therapy lecanemab (BAN2401) safely leads to rapid and sustained reductions in the brain levels of beta-amyloid — the protein that forms toxic clumps in Alzheimer’s — in people in early disease stages, according to one-year, preliminary data from a Phase 2 trial’s ongoing extension phase. Notably, greater beta-amyloid drops were observed in those patients assigned to a placebo for the first part of Study 201 (NCT01767311), who switched to lecanemab in the…

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