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Ab's dry (AMD) humor

A collaborative effort by Pfizer Inc. and U.S. academicshas found that immunotherapy against beta-amyloid can reverse the retinal protein deposition that leads to dry age-related macular degeneration. The finding could open up a repurposing opportunity for mAbs in development for Alzheimer's disease.1

"We've established beta-amyloid as a therapeutic target for dry AMD," a thus far untreatable form of the disease, said team leader Catherine Bowes Rickman, associate professor of ophthalmology and cell biology at Duke University.

Bowes Rickman's team built on prior

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