UNLV Alzheimer’s Researcher and Expert Panel Present First-Use Recommendations For Aducanumab

A group of six leading Alzheimer’s experts has convened to make the first recommendations for the appropriate use of aducanumab (Aduhelm, Biogen/Eisai), a newly approved treatment for early Alzheimer’s disease. The recommendations will help provide clinicians with greater clarity and…

Ensuring Timely, Appropriate And Equitable Access To Aduhelm

Aduhelm has been approved for use for those with Mild Cognitive Impairment or early stage Alzheimer’s dementia. This treatment offers a marginal but potentially meaningful slowing of decline for this subpopulation of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, a terminal disease with no survivors. Though approved, access to the treatment is at risk of being impeded by significant barriers which may further deepen issues of health equity.