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AC Immune acquires Parkinson’s vaccine candidate

By Rachel Arthur

AC Immune will acquire Affiris’ portfolio of therapeutics targeting alpha-synuclein (a-syn), which includes a vaccine candidate for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

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Roche Alzheimer’s drug suffers trial failure

By Ben Hargreaves

In another blow to discovering a treatment for Alzheimer’s, Roche revealed that preliminary data from two clinical trials meant it was cancelling studies using crenezumab.