Neurodon Awarded Phase I NIH STTR Grant

The grant is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), an institute of the NIH focused on aging and the primary Federal agency that funds Alzheimer’s disease research. The highly competitive STTR program funds joint research proposals from small business concerns that partner with nonprofit organizations such as universities. Neurodon’s university partner is Northwestern […]

Neurodon Scientists Validated a New Way to Halt Brain Cell Loss

Neurodon scientists have validated a new way to halt brain cell loss by ramping up a natural protective strategy called SUMOylation. SUMO is a small protein that the body attaches to other proteins to activate a protective strategy against cell death. However, in the disease state, the natural SUMOylation is insufficient to halt cell loss. […]