I was very excited to read about research recently published by a group from Stanford regarding the potential role for microglia in Alzheimer’s disease (http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2014/12/blocking-receptor-in-brains-immune-cells-counters-alzheimers.html). While the work by Karin Andreasson and her team focuses on a receptor protein called EP2, the underlying conclusions of her research – that restoring the activity of microglia to...more »
GliaCure is focused on the development of novel therapies for neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders based on glia targets. GliaCure was founded in 2011 and is based on discoveries by its scientific founder, Philip Haydon, Ph.D., of Tufts University. Professor Haydon has partnered with Michael Szulczewski, who successfully co-founded the imaging company Prairie Technologies, Inc. Their complementary skills in academia and industry provide a solid basis for success in this new venture.
GliaCure is a pioneer in the development of novel therapeutics aimed at treating neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders of the brain. The company’s approaches are based on glial targets, a cell type in the brain that has previously been overlooked in drug discovery…more »