Adrenoceptors antagonists for the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative conditions

Gennaro Pagano (Inventor), Michele Tagliati (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present disclosure teaches methods for treating and preventing a variety of neurodegenerative conditions and symptoms associated therewith, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and idiopathic Parkinson's disease (iPD), by utilizing adrenoceptor antagonists. Adrenoceptor antagonists that can be used include β-blockers, such as acebutolol, betaxolol, bisopropolol, bopindolol, carvedilol, metoprolol, oxprenolol, propranolol, and timolol. The present disclosure also teaches methods for diagnosing and monitoring the progression of iPD.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP3013342 A2
IPCPCT/US2014/044715
Priority date27/06/2013
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2015

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