Award for Patented Candidate Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s

Jülich, 27 May 2020 – The Council of German BioRegions has awarded the 13th Innovation Prize of the Bioregions in Germany for application-oriented patents from life sciences research. This year, one of the three prizes went to Prof. Dieter Willbold and his team for their patent of a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that uses D-peptides to eliminate Abeta oligomers and a new anti-prionic active mechanism. The competition in 2020 is organized jointly by BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH and BioRN Network e. V.

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