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

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, high-quality CNS-biased chemical libraries. These platforms can predict behavioral efficacy of candidate drugs in Alzheimer's models. U.S. National Stage Application: No. 13/263,162, entitled "Inhibitors of Cognitive Decline" was filed on October 6, 2011.

CogRx CEO Hank Safferstein said, "The allowance of this patent demonstrates the strength of Cognition Therapeutics's intellectual property and high-level recognition that its technologies are both relevant and of great value to the therapy and ultimate conquering of Alzheimer's disease."

SOURCE Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. (CogRx)

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