Novo Nordisk lines up for May Alzheimer's trial

According to database Clinical Trials, Novo Nordisk will launch clinical trials for the company's diabetes drug semaglutide in tablet form as a possible treatment for Alzheimer's in end-May.

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When Novo Nordisk announced in December that it would commence studies with oral semaglutide for treating Alzheimer's, the firm expected that this would happen in the course of the first half-year of 2021.

According to database, Novo Nordisk is now one step closer to starting this process. The firm has registered two studies for the disease, which are currently scheduled to start on May 18.

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