99.6 percent of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials fail, experts find

July 4, 2014 6:10 PM

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99.6 percent of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials fail, experts find

Approximately 99.6 percent of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials are unsuccessful, according to new research from the Cleveland Clinic.

Using data from ClinicalTrials.gov – a government website that tracks ongoing clinical trials – researchers discovered that from 2002-2012, 244 drugs had been tested— and only one drug was a success.

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