This database contains 4 studies, archived under the term: "immunotherapy"
Long-term follow-up of patients immunized with AN1792: reduced functional decline in antibody responders
Background: Immunization of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with synthetic amyloid-beta peptide (Abeta(42)) (AN1792) was previously studied in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2a clinical trial, Study AN1792(QS-21)-201. Treatment was discontinued following reports of encephalitis. One year follow-up revealed that AN1792 antibody responders showed improvements in cognitive measures as assessed by the neuropsychological test battery […]
Autoimmune dementia: clinical course and predictors of immunotherapy response
Objective: To define the diagnostic characteristics and predictors of treatment response in patients with suspected autoimmune dementia.; Patients and Methods: Between January 1, 2002, and January 1, 2009, 72 consecutive patients received immunotherapy for suspected autoimmune dementia. Their baseline clinical, radiologic, and serologic characteristics were reviewed and compared between patients who were responsive to immunotherapy […]