Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

Antibody Therapy and Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease (AD)

04.02.2011
Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is the main neurodegenerative disease worldwide affecting more than 29 Mill. people. By 2050 the prevalence will quadruple, by thich time 1 in 85 persons worldwide will be living with AD. AD still features high growth potential and room for further innovation due to the huge worldwide growth of the number of patients and the lack of efficacious drugs.

Scientists at the University of Göttingen developed a novel proprietary Antibody for the Therapy and/or Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). HALLMARKS

* New proprietary Antibody against Alzheimer's Disease (9D5 mouse anti human). * Antibody selectively targets pyro-Glu-Abeta peptide oligomers. * Oligomeric pyro-Glu-Abeta peptides are the triggers of Abeta aggregation and plaque formation, thus of AD. * Intraneuronal pyro-Glu-Abeta 3-42 peptide is toxic and triggers neurodegeneration and lethal neurological deficits. * To be used for sporadic AD and most familiar AD forms. * Blood ELISA test for diagnosis achieved. * In vivo proof of concept successfully achieved. USES (1) Diagnosis * Blood sample. * ELISA quick and easy measurement. * Companion therapeutical efficacy test. (2) Therapeutic * AD therapy based on proprietary antibody. We are now looking for companies, which are interested in licensing, developing and commercializing our approach.

Further Information: PDF

MBM ScienceBridge GmbH
Phone: (0551) 30724-151

Contact
Dr. Jens-Peter Horst

info@technologieallianz.de | TechnologieAllianz e.V.
Further information:
http://www.technologieallianz.de/angebote.php?sort=sag&id=2258&lang=en
http://www.technologieallianz.de

More articles from Technology Offerings:

nachricht New Lithium Salts of Pentafluorophenylamide Anions as Electrolytes in Lithium Ionic Batteries
18.04.2017 | TechnologieAllianz e.V.

nachricht Gratings on glass surfaces
28.03.2017 | TechnologieAllianz e.V.

All articles from Technology Offerings >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Scientists decipher key principle behind reaction of metalloenzymes

So-called pre-distorted states accelerate photochemical reactions too

What enables electrons to be transferred swiftly, for example during photosynthesis? An interdisciplinary team of researchers has worked out the details of how...

Im Focus: The first precise measurement of a single molecule's effective charge

For the first time, scientists have precisely measured the effective electrical charge of a single molecule in solution. This fundamental insight of an SNSF Professor could also pave the way for future medical diagnostics.

Electrical charge is one of the key properties that allows molecules to interact. Life itself depends on this phenomenon: many biological processes involve...

Im Focus: Paradigm shift in Paris: Encouraging an holistic view of laser machining

At the JEC World Composite Show in Paris in March 2018, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT will be focusing on the latest trends and innovations in laser machining of composites. Among other things, researchers at the booth shared with the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) will demonstrate how lasers can be used for joining, structuring, cutting and drilling composite materials.

No other industry has attracted as much public attention to composite materials as the automotive industry, which along with the aerospace industry is a driver...

Im Focus: Room-temperature multiferroic thin films and their properties

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Tohoku University have developed high-quality GFO epitaxial films and systematically investigated their ferroelectric and ferromagnetic properties. They also demonstrated the room-temperature magnetocapacitance effects of these GFO thin films.

Multiferroic materials show magnetically driven ferroelectricity. They are attracting increasing attention because of their fascinating properties such as...

Im Focus: A thermometer for the oceans

Measurement of noble gases in Antarctic ice cores

The oceans are the largest global heat reservoir. As a result of man-made global warming, the temperature in the global climate system increases; around 90% of...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

10th International Symposium: “Advanced Battery Power – Kraftwerk Batterie” Münster, 10-11 April 2018

08.01.2018 | Event News

See, understand and experience the work of the future

11.12.2017 | Event News

Innovative strategies to tackle parasitic worms

08.12.2017 | Event News

 
Latest News

Morbid Obesity: Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy Are Comparable

17.01.2018 | Health and Medicine

Researchers identify new way to unmask melanoma cells to the immune system

17.01.2018 | Health and Medicine

Genetic discovery may help better identify children at risk for type 1 diabetes

17.01.2018 | Health and Medicine

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>