Bay Area biotech firm chases medicine’s white whale: Alzheimer’s cure

San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 25, 2018


A company that's taking a new approach to tackling Alzheimer's is moving into human trials after raising $133 million

Business Insider, Jul 25, 2018


Alector Closes $133 Million to Expand Alzheimer’s Programs

Biospace, Jul 25, 2018



A company that's taking a new approach to tackling Alzheimer's just landed a $225 million endorsement

Business Insider, Oct 24, 2017


AbbVie antes up $225M in cash to buy into the Alzheimer’s platform at Alector

Endpoints News, Oct 24, 2017


Alzheimer's immunotherapy boosted by AbbVie deal

Financial Times, Oct 24, 2017


Could a New Immunotherapy Medical Approach Break the Alzheimer's Drug Curse?

Fortune, Oct 24, 2017


AbbVie Shells Out $205M Upfront for Alector's Antibodies Vs. Alzheimer's

Timmerman Report, Oct 24, 2017


AbbVie bets on Alzheimer's immunotherapy with big biotech deal

Reuters, Oct 24, 2017


AbbVie, Alector pair for Alzheimer’s in $205M pact

FierceBiotech, Oct 24, 2017


With new approach to Alzheimer's, Peninsula company seals $225M deal with drug giant AbbVie

San Francisco Business Times, Oct 24, 2017


AbbVie invests in Alector’s immunoneurology therapies for Alzheimer’s

Chemical and Engineering News, Oct 24, 2017


Full-court Press by Alector: Neuro-immunology effort draws $205M from AbbVie

BioWorld, Oct 25, 2017



The Road Less Traveled: Start-ups invest in novel approaches against neurodegeneration.

Nature Medicine, 22, 11-13 (2016)


Dementia Discovery Fund Chooses Alector for First Investment

Wall Street Journal, Jan 7, 2016



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Google, OrbiMed buy into Alector’s novel take on Alzheimer’s with a $32M round

FierceBiotech, Sept 16, 2015


Alector Raises $32M for Immune-Based Neuro Drug Development

Xconomy, Sept 16, 2015



Top 30 Life Science Startups to Watch in the US

BioSpace, Oct 23, 2014



‘Alector’ See Alzheimer’s Beat: Series A to Fund Antibody Bid

BioWorld Today, Nov 1, 2013


The Daily Startup: Alector Seeks Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Wall Street Journal, Oct 31, 2013


Alector snags funding in founder’s latest attack on Alzheimer’s

San Francisco Business Times, Oct 31, 2013


Alector Goes After Alzheimer’s, With Cash from Polaris and OrbiMed

Xconomy, Oct 31, 2013


Alzheimer’s experts team up with Adimab, grab $10M to launch Alector

FierceBiotech, Oct 30, 2013