Therapeutic Digests

March 15, 2020

Currently, there are 5.1 million people with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States and 13 million worldwide. In 30 years, AD is expected to affect 13 million in the US, and more than 100 million worldwide. The cost of care for AD in the US is currently estimated at $267 b … Read More »

February 15, 2020

Within the mental health category, progress is being driven by FDA initiatives to encourage novel submissions, the engagement of pharmaceutical companies to assess biomarkers through development and approval, as well as the academic research conducted by the consortia of psy … Read More »

January 15, 2020

Gene therapy is based on two basic strategies: an integrating vector that is introduced into a stem cell so that the gene integrates at one or more places in the patient’s chromosomes, also known as ex vivo; and gene delivery into a nonintegrating vector to a long-lived post … Read More »