Why I'm excited about Aducanumab (Aduhelm)!

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By Nate Bergman and Evolving Past Alzheimer's. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Dr. Nate Bergman quickly summarizes the story up the FDA's recent "accelerated approval" of Biogen's - Aducanumab (brand named, Aduhelm). He ends off with surprise about why he is excited about the approval...and it's probably not what you think! A quick, but useful listen.

In this episode we talk about…

  • The terms of the approval of the drug
  • What Aducanumab was able to accomplish in Alzheimer's patients
  • The circumstances that led to Aducanumab being approved
  • Some of the problems that arise with Aducanumab
  • Why I am excited about Aducanumab

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