Novo Nordisk recruits 500 people for Alzheimer's trial

Alzheimer’s has been called the graveyard of the pharmaceutical industry, and many companies have failed within the indication. Still, signs indicate that Novo Nordisk has a chance of success with its GLP-1 approach, and Lundbeck’s head of R&D says there’s ”relatively strong reasoning behind it.”

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The world’s biggest pharmaceutical firms have been trying for decades. Danish Lundbeck is having a go, and recently, Novo Nordisk threw its hat in the ring.

All in the name of trying to solve one of the brain’s biggest mysteries: Alzheimer’s disease.

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