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Prana Scientist to Participate in Webcast to Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics: Recent Setbacks and Emerging Technologies on Monday, October 1

Prana Biotechnology today announced that Chief Scientific Advisor, Rudy Tanzi, Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School will take part in a webcast hosted by George Zavoico, Ph.D., Managing Director and Senior Analyst, of MLV & Co. The topic of the webcast will be: “Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics: Recent Setbacks and Emerging Alternatives.” The webcast will take place on Monday, October 1, at 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (NYC).

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Prana Receives Recommendation to Proceed with Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial from Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)

Prana Biotechnology today reported that it had received a recommendation from the Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) that the IMAGINE trial for Alzheimer’s disease should continue as planned based on the initial review of clinical data. The DSMB is an independent group of experts who review the accumulated safety data in ongoing clinical trials, in order to safeguard the interests and safety of participating and future patients. The DSMB considers study-specific data as well as relevant background knowledge about the disease, test agent, or patient population under study.

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Prana Shows Significant Promise in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease According to Experts at Celebration of Science Conference

Prana Biotechnology today provided highlights and excerpts from the panel discussion entitled, ‘Alzheimer’s and Other Issues of Aging’ which took place on Sunday, September 9th at the Celebration of Science Conference in Washington, D.C. Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer moderated the panel. The Celebration of Science gathered over 1,000 leaders from the scientific, government, industry, philanthropic and academic communities to honor the tremendous accomplishments of science and to discuss promising possibilities for future breakthroughs.

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PLoS ONE Journal Publishes Mechanistic Model of Alzheimer’s Disease Endorsing Prana’s PBT2

Prana Biotechnology today announced the publication in the journal PLoS ONE, of an article that strongly endorses PBT2’s potential to treat Alzheimer’s Disease. The paper, entitled “The Zinc Dyshomeostasis Hypothesis of Alzheimer’s Disease”1 presents an integrated explanation of the major pathological features of Alzheimer’s Disease, based upon a combination of new experimental data and mathematical modeling.