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The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Relocates Therapeutics Company to Pittsburgh
Date:12/4/2007

Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. Begins Operations with a $200,000 Investment

from the PLSG

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), the organization providing capital investments and customized company formation and business growth services to the region's life sciences enterprises, announced that the PLSG has helped Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. (Cognition) make the decision to relocate to southwestern Pennsylvania and has invested $200,000 in the Company. In addition, the PLSG has assisted Cognition in establishing regional operations and has provided connections to additional capital and equipment sources. The Cognition team is occupying office space in the PLSG Incubator and laboratory space on the South Side.

Cognition is an early-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics targeting the toxic proteins that cause the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative diseases of the human brain.

The societal costs of neurodegenerative diseases are enormous; Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cognitive dementia, affecting one of every ten people over age 65 and nearly 35% over age 85. This translates into more than 4.5 million AD patients in the U.S. alone, a number expected to reach 9 million by 2030 and 16 million by 2050 as the U.S. population ages. Currently, there are no treatments to address AD or its progression; available drugs treat only the symptoms without modifying the disease.

Cognition will leverage its proprietary and synergistic phenotypic assay and chemistry technology to create novel small molecule libraries, and then rapidly screen these libraries in models of the memory loss that characterize the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease. PLSG's investment will support the deployment of the phenotypic assay technology platform. "Our approach is to tar
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