June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia - a syndrome characterized by deterioration in memory, thinking, behavior and ability to do everyday tasks.
Dementia affects 50 million people worldwide with 10 million cases being diagnosed each year.
Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia making up approximately 60-70% of diagnosed cases. It is one of the major causes of disability and dependence in older people.
AD is a devastating disease for those living with the condition and their carers. It also has an enormous economic and social impact.
FDA approval sparks hope of a new era in AD treatment
Current treatments act to temporarily improve symptoms but drug companies and researchers around the world are actively searching for treatments that may slow or stop the progression AD.
This week (June 7), the FDA announced approval of Biogen’s drug aducanumab for use in slowing the progression of AD. This is the first new treatment approved in nearly two decades.
Cromos Pharma is proud to support clinical research aimed at finding new treatments and maybe one day a cure for this debilitating condition.
Cromos Pharma is delighted to be taking part in the upcoming DIA Europe conference (15 – 19 March 2021) and BIO-Europe Spring (22-25 March 2021).
February 11th is International Women and Girls in Science Day. A joint UNESCO and UN-Women initiative, it aims to promote the role of #WomenInScience and to challenge some of the barriers to girls pursuing a career in science.
Are you a sponsor seeking to conduct clinical trials in the European Union but do not have a registered office in the European Economic Area? If so, in order to comply with the European Union Clinical Trial Directive, you are required to work with a Legal Representative registered in an EEA country.
Each 4th February, #WorldCancerDay aims to raise awareness of the global personal, social and economic burden of cancer. World Cancer Day was established in Paris at the first World Cancer Summit in 2000.
As 2021 begins, many countries are grappling with a renewed surge of COVID-19 infections necessitating further public health restrictions putting more pressure on health systems, societies and global economies. The task of rolling out approved vaccines is increasingly urgent. Almost 16 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to date in 37 countries worldwide according to data compiled by Bloomberg ( updated 7 Jan 2021).
Tuesday 1 December marked World AIDS Day 2020. Although throughout this year our focus has been on the coronavirus pandemic, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to reflect on another pandemic where a virus passed from animals to humans with devastating consequences. To date 77 million people worldwide have been infected with HIV. In spite of innovative new treatments 35 million people have died from the virus.
If you missed the live webinar “Where in the world should I locate my pivotal clinical trial?” you can now watch the recording by clicking here. The webinar hosted by the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) and Workforce Genetics features Cromos Pharma's CEO Vlad Bogin, M.D, FACP.