This excerpt taken from the TPTX DEF 14A filed May 17, 2005.
Review and Discussions With Independent Accountants
The Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Axonyx met on March 2, 2005 to review the financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004 audited by Eisner LLP, Axonyxs independent auditors. The Audit Committee discussed with a representative of Eisner LLP the matters required to be discussed by SAS 61. The Audit Committee received the written disclosures and the letter from Eisner LLP required by Independence Standards Board Standard No. 1 and has discussed with Eisner LLP its independence.