Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new approach to creating drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease which has identified two potential new therapies.

As we live longer, all forms of dementia are increasing. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia, responsible for 80 per cent of cases, and is predicted to affect 150 million people worldwide in less than 30 years. 

The new drug leads, discovered by a multidisciplinary team and led by scientists at the University of Sheffield, are able to target the three pillars that cause Alzheimer’s disease, and improve on previous approaches to developing new treatments for the debilitating disease.

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