Neuroene will be presenting in the Company Showcase at the Blue Knight Symposium! Come and hear us pitch in Boston on Sunday, June 4th at 4:45pm. Click here to learn more about our lead candidate and pipeline.

About the 2023 Symposium

Join us for a global conversation with innovators, investors, partners and thought leaders to discover and accelerate next-gen potential solutions for future pandemics, emerging pathogens, and other known and unknown threats. This event is part of  BLUE KNIGHT™, a joint initiative between Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS (JLABS) and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  This year’s Symposium will be hosted in association with the 2023 BIO International Convention.

Neuroene Therapeutics has been chosen as a Startup Stadium Finalist at the BIO International Convention! Come and hear us pitch in Boston on Wednesday, June 7th at 11am. Click here to learn more about our lead candidate and pipeline.

About Start-Up Stadium

Start-Up Stadium is designed to provide start-up companies with the opportunity to engage key members of the investment community, venture philanthropy groups, strategic partners, and non-dilutive capital at the world’s largest biotechnology partnering event.

Neuroene Therapeutics has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award supports Neuroene’s ongoing research and development of a novel class of well-tolerated compounds protects and ameliorates mitochondrial and neurological diseases.

Neuroene’s lead antiseizure drug (ASD) candidate has demonstrated broad-spectrum antiseizure activity in several animal models of pharmacoresistant seizures and Parkinson’s disease, showcasing its potential both as a fast-acting rescue agent and long-term chronic therapeutic. Intriguingly, the compound’s stability offers significant advantages for long-term storage and stockpiling in case of public health emergencies or bio-incidents.

“This SBIR award marks another significant milestone for Neuroene Therapeutics as we race towards the clinic,” said Drs. Sherine Chan and James Chou, co-founders of Neuroene Therapeutics. “This is another validation that our portfolio of small molecule therapeutics are broad-spectrum, fast, and effective and gives us confidence that we can deliver treatments for drug-resistant seizures which is a global problem and the treatment of Parkinson’s disease which are symptoms of organophosphate (OP) and nerve agent exposures.”

The grant will fund further investigation into Neuroene’s ASD candidate’s potential as a treatment against OP exposure, a major health security concern. Current treatments for OP exposure have considerable side effects or require very narrow administration windows. In contrast, Neuroene’s candidate has demonstrated excellent tolerability and protects against mitochondrial dysfunction, a primary toxicity of OP exposure, that complements current standard of care beyond acute rescue.

Neuroene Therapeutics remains committed to solving the greatest challenges facing patients with mitochondrial and neurological diseases and have been generously supported by the NIH, National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), and is part of BLUE KNIGHT™, a joint initiative between the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and Johnson and Johnson Innovation – JLABS.

About Neuroene Therapeutics

Neuroene Therapeutics is a biotech company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing innovative therapeutics for hard-to-treat neurological disorders. Neuroene’s research and development efforts extend to pharmacoresistant seizures, Parkinson’s disease, and potential responses to public health emergencies or bio-incidents.

Neuroene Therapeutics is now a resident company of Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JLABS), a premier life science incubator program. JLABS is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. As a leader in innovation, JLABS helps entrepreneurs in pharmaceutical, medical device, and health tech bring healthcare solutions to patients and consumers.

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