Dale B. Schenk, PhD, a leader in the movement to treat neurodegenerative diseases with antibodies, died September 30. Co-founder, president and chief executive officer of biotech Prothena, Dr. Schenkís contributions offered a new way to potentially treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
"Trying to cure complex brain diseases requires dedicated, out-of-the-box problem solvers," said Todd Sherer, PhD, CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation. "Dr. Schenk was one such innovator, and we are closer to a world without Parkinson's or Alzheimer's today because of him."
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