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New hope for Alzheimer disease vaccine

Nature Medicine volume 8, pages 11951196 (2002) | Download Citation


Clinical trials of a vaccine against Alzheimer disease came to an abrupt halt this year when several patients developed inflammation in the brain. Now, the first data from the trial and a mouse study brighten the outlook for this spectacular and simple treatment approach (pages 1263–1269 and 1270–1275).

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  1. Adolf-Butenandt Institute, Department of Biochemistry Laboratory for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease Research Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany

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