Challenges to finding treatments for dementia

September 2016

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

A report by Raj Long, Senior Regulatory Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, sets out what and where hurdles exist in the development of treatments for dementia.

The report forms part of the ambition to help drive towards the G8 dementia summitís goal of a cure or disease modifying therapy for dementia by 2025.

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