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Akili Interactive Labs Announces Partnership with Pfizer to Test Video Game in People at Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Date:1/9/2014

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akili Interactive Labs Inc. ("Akili") announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer Inc. to test the ability of Akili's mobile video game platform ("Project EVO") to detect cognitive differences in healthy elderly people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. To Akili's knowledge this is the first time that a large pharmaceutical company will test the use of a mobile video game as a  clinical tool to determine early signs of neurodegenerative disease pathology. 

Under the agreement, Pfizer will conduct a clinical trial that will evaluate healthy elderly subjects with and without the presence of amyloid in their brains, as determined by Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging.  Approximately 100 individuals are expected to be enrolled with their cognitive abilities assessed both at baseline, and over the course of one month of game play. The goal of the trial is to investigate the Akili game as a biomarker or clinical endpoint for potential use in future Alzheimer's trials. 

The Akili video game platform is designed to quantify and improve the ability of individuals to deal with cognitive interference (distractions and interruptions), which impacts their ability to pay attention, plan and make decisions. Such deficits are common symptoms of many degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, as well as psychiatric conditions such as ADHD, autism and depression. The underlying Akili platform technology originated from the laboratory of Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D. at the University of California, San Francisco and was the cover story of the journal Nature in September 2013. Dr. Gazzaley is a co-founder and Chief Science Advisor to Akili.

"It's great to have Pfizer as a partner in an area where there is a clear need for novel approaches. Our collaboration with Pfizer is an example of Akili's strategy of
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