Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's Focus on Healthy Aging (FHA)


Volume 23   •   Number 4  •  April 2020

Medications to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Despite reports of promising new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), there is still no cure for the condition. This has led some scientists to question the widely held belief that AD is linked to a buildup of abnormal proteins—amyloid-beta (A-beta) and tau—in the brain. A-beta forms plaques that disrupt communication …


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