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Lilly gets sought-after FDA designation for Alzheimer's candidate

The US FDA is accompanying the recent approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's treatment with a breakthrough therapy designation for another potential treatment of the disease.

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Eli Lilly's drug candidate donanemab treating Alzheimer's disease has received breakthrough therapy status at the US Food and Drug Administration, according to a press release from Eli Lilly.

The coveted designation is given to drug candidates treating serious or life-threatening diseases with preliminary data indicating that this drug can significantly improve treatment opportunities.

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