Alzheon Inc. Company Profile

02:34 EDT 20th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Alzheon, Inc. is committed to developing innovative medicines for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. Our lead clinical candidate, ALZ-801, is a first-in-class, oral inhibitor of amyloid aggregation and neurotoxicity - hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. ALZ-801 is an optimized, novel prodrug that builds on the established safety and efficacy profile of the active compound in clinical trials of more than 2,000 patients. Our mission is to apply our discovery platform and development experience to unlock new classes of therapeutics that make a difference in patients’ lives by directly addressing the underlying pathology of devastating neurodegenerative disorders.

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AD biotech Alzheon files for IPO

Alzheon Inc. (neurodegenerative disease drugs) filed for an initial public offering.

Alzheon Files for IPO to Fund Studies of Amyloid Alzheimer’s Drug

Alzheon is turning to the public markets to finance a new round of testing for its experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug. The Framingham, MA, company set a preliminary $80 million target for its ini...

Alzheon Launches IPO to Fund Alzheimer's Drug

Alzheon hopes to raise about $80 million, which will help fund two Phase III clinical trials for its ALZ-801 for Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheon finds brain substance inhibits Alzheimer’s protein formation

Biopharmaceutical firm Alzheon has discovered an endogenous substance in the human brain that can block the formation of neurotoxic beta...Read More... The post Alzheon finds brain substance inhibits ...

Alzheon Takes Another Shot at an IPO

In April, Alzheon attempted an initial public offering (IPO) to raise $80 million, but withdrew the offering. It has decided to try again, filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Alzheon shies away from $81m IPO

Alzheon, a tiny biotech based in the Boston area, had initially launched its roadshow for an IPO potentially worth up to $81 million at the beginning of April, only for it to announce that it would be...

Alzheon Researchers Identify Brain Molecule that Inhibits Formation of Alzheimer’s Proteins

Scientists with Framingham, Massachusetts-based Alzheon identified a substance in the human brain that inhibits the formation of beta-amyloid, the primary driver of Alzheimer’s disease. The substanc...

Alzheon IPO To Fund New Phase III Trialling Of Failed Alzheimer's Drug

Alzheon tells prospective investors it believes beta-amyloid blocker ALZ-801 can succeed in pivotal trials by treating APOE4 subgroup.   

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Alzheon, Inc.

Alzheon, Inc., is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on brain health, memory and aging, developing innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurode...

Alzheon Inc.

Alzheon, Inc. is committed to developing innovative medicines for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. Our lead clini...

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