- Features Alzheimer’s Experts: Christopher van Dyck, M.D. and Anton Porsteinsson, M.D. -
PURCHASE, N.Y., Dec. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cognition Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: CGTX), (the “Company” or “Cognition”) has released the second “Conversations” video podcast, featuring a virtual fireside discussion with neuroscience experts who share their perspective on clinical data recently presented at the 2022 CTAD conference in San Francisco, and implications for future Alzheimer’s disease clinical research.
Episode 2: "Building on Amyloid Lowering: Key Insights from Recent Data and Prospects for Complementary Therapeutic Approaches" is moderated by Anthony Caggiano, M.D., Ph.D., Cognition’s chief medical officer and head of R&D, and features a conversation between:
- Christopher H. van Dyck, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neuroscience;
Director of the Yale School of Medicine Division of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry;
Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; and
- Anton P. Porsteinsson, M.D.
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry William B. and Sheila Konar Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuroscience, and Medicine;
Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education Program (AD-CARE)
Discussion topics include:
- Reaction to the lecanemab CLARITY clinical study data presentation;
- Emerging consensus on the value of targeting amyloid oligomers/protofibrils to achieve clinical benefit; and
- Prospects for a multi-pronged approach to modulate amyloid and protect neurons from neurotoxic forms of Aβ to further slow Alzheimer’s disease progression.
Cognition Therapeutics welcomes comments, questions and feedback on this and other Conversations episodes which may be submitted at email@example.com. We’d love to hear your thoughts!
About Cognition Therapeutics
Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative, small molecule therapeutics targeting age-related degenerative disorders of the central nervous system and retina. We are currently investigating our lead candidate CT1812 in clinical programs in Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD). We believe CT1812 and our pipeline of σ-2 receptor modulators can regulate pathways that are impaired in these diseases. We believe that targeting the σ-2 receptor with CT1812 represents a mechanism functionally distinct from other current approaches in clinical development for the treatment of degenerative diseases. More about Cognition Therapeutics and its pipeline can be found at https://cogrx.com/
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