Cognition Therapeutics (CogRx) Receives Michael J. Fox Foundation Grant to Study Inhibitors of Alpha-synuclein Oligomers for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

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PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), a privately held, clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing disease-modifying therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that, aided by a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), it will use its validated discovery platform to simultaneously discover drug… Read more »

US biotech Cognition Therapeutics tests Alzheimer’s drug in Australia

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The Australian, September, 18, 2015. Australia’s neuroscience expertise has convinced US company Cognition Therapeutics to launch a clinical study of a new Alzheimer’s drug in Melbourne, backed by a local female focused angel investor network. Susan Catalano, chief science officer at Cognition, said the exchange rate also helped with its decision to conduct the trial… Read more »

Cognition Therapeutics Commences Clinical Trials in Melbourne

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Scale Angels investee company Cognition Therapeutics commences clinical trials in Melbourne  Friday 18th September 2015. Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that it has commenced Phase 1 clinical studies in Melbourne. This study will examine the safety and pharmacokinetics of the company’s first-in-class oligomer… Read more »

Cognition Therapeutics Completes Oversubscribed $12 Million Series B Financing

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PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that it has completed a Series B preferred stock financing totaling $12 million. Golden Seeds led the investment syndicate, which included, Bios Memory SPV1, Cowtown… Read more »

AlzForum covers CogRx publication of a new Abeta oligomer target and candidate therapeutics

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19 Dec 2014 Prion protein, insulin receptors, immunoglobulin-like receptors, PirB, unspecified membrane phospholipids, the list goes on … Now, add another purported Aβ receptor. At the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C., November 15 to 19, researchers led by Susan Catalano at the Pittsburgh-based biotech Cognition Therapeutics (CogRx) reported that Aβ interacts with the… Read more »

NIH to Fund CogRx’s Small Molecule Soluble Abeta Receptor Antagonist Program for Treatment of AD

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Cognition Therapeutics’ Small Molecule Soluble Abeta Oligomer Receptor Antagonist Program for Alzheimer’s Disease Selected for Support by National Institute on Aging/NIH Cooperative  agreement Program PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), an innovative research and drug discovery organization focused on the development of novel disease-modifying therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that its small molecule soluble Abeta… Read more »

Cognition Therapeutics’ Selected for Support by National Institute on Aging

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Cognition Therapeutics’ Small Molecule Soluble Abeta Oligomer Receptor Antagonist Program for Alzheimer’s Disease Selected for Support by National Institute on Aging/NIH Cooperative Agreement Program PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), an innovative research and drug discovery organization focused on the development of novel disease-modifying therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that its small molecule soluble Abeta… Read more »

Pittsburgh’s Cognition Therapeutics to launch clinical trials on its novel Alzheimer’s drug

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April 17, 2014 Pittsburgh’s Cognition Therapeutics is hoping to enter clinical trials next year with its novel approach to treating Alzheimer’s disease. According to CEO Hank Safferstein, Cognition’s small molecule drugs, taken orally, prevent toxic proteins from binding to the brain. Pre-clinical data suggest the drugs can reverse the effects Alzheimer’s and sustain that reversal…. Read more »

Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. (CogRx) receives a US Patent for a Drug to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

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PITTSBURGH, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Patent describes the discovery of several candidate drug molecules which can stop the effects of the brain protein that appears to play a major role in development of Alzheimer’s disease. CogRx has pioneered the use of disease-relevant screening technology that closely models the pathology of neurodegenerative diseases and novel,… Read more »