Trial on Azheimer's disease vaccine to use PET tracer

10/11/2009 | Pharmaceutical Business Review Online

A Phase I study on ACI-24, a vaccine for Alzheimer's disease being developed by AC Immune, will use PET tracer candidate florbetaben from Bayer Schering Pharma to image beta-amyloid accumulation in patients' brains. "The adoption of a diagnostic imaging substance visualizing the deposition of beta-amyloid that is targeted by our vaccine can be an important parameter for dose selection, and will provide useful complementary data," AC Immune CEO Andrea Pfeifer said.

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