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Quincy Bioscience Announces Encouraging Preliminary Results of Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Memory Study
Date:6/24/2010

Quincy Bioscience, a research-based biotechnology company, announced interim results from the Prevagen Memory Study. The Prevagen Memory Study is a three-month long, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study using both qualitative Quality of Life surveys and a quantitative, computer-based set of cognitive tests developed by Cogstate Ltd.

Madison, WI (Vocus) June 24, 2010 -- Quincy Bioscience, a research-based biotechnology company, announced interim results from the Prevagen Memory Study. The Prevagen Memory Study is a three-month long, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study using both qualitative Quality of Life surveys and a quantitative, computer-based set of cognitive tests developed by Cogstate Ltd.

Prevagen showed statistically significant improvement over placebo at Day 60 in measures of spatial working memory and executive function in thirty five generally healthy adults reporting memory concerns prior to the start of the trial. The Prevagen arm showed a 14% reduction in the number of total errors compared to Day 0. The average age of this initial cohort was 61 years old and sixty eight percent of the participants were female. A statistically significant improvement was also seen in the change from baseline (Day 0) measurements. “We are encouraged by what this preliminary look at the data from this study has shown us,” said KC Lerner, Manager of Business Development.

Prevagen contains the calcium-binding protein apoaequorin. Apoaequorin has demonstrated neuroprotection in pre-clinical studies performed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Apoaequorin was originally isolated from Aequorea victoria, a species of jellyfish found in the Puget Sound.

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