Navigation Links
Yuma Therapeutics Awarded a Research Grant by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation to Develop Novel Therapeutics for Alzheimer's Disease
Date:3/28/2011

NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) announced today that it has awarded a grant of $249,810 to Yuma Therapeutics Corporation (Yuma) to develop small molecules to treat Alzheimer's disease.

(Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090805/DC57332LOGO)

The award will fund work to develop Yuma's innovative disease-modifying pharmaceutical compounds that target neurofibrillary tangles resulting from abnormal forms of the protein tau, which represents a promising new approach with potential to affect disease progression in Alzheimer's disease.

"We are excited to support Yuma Therapeutics innovative program in this area," said Howard Fillit, M.D., executive director of the ADDF.  "Small molecule therapeutics targeting the tau pathway could result in a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer's disease."

"We are honored to be selected for this peer-reviewed grant, which recognizes the promise of Yuma's approach to generating novel Alzheimer's disease therapies," said Yukari Y. Perrella, founder and president of Yuma.  "We look forward to interacting with the ADDF team."

About the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (www.AlzDiscovery.org)

The ADDF is the only public charity whose sole mission is to accelerate the discovery and development of drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. Since 1998, the ADDF has granted more than $45 million to fund over 325 Alzheimer's drug discovery and development programs in academic centers and biotechnology companies in 17 countries. 

About Yuma Therapeutics Corporation (www.yumatherapeutics.com)

Yuma Therapeutics is a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel disease-modifying small molecule drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases.  The Company is developing pharmaceutical compounds that target the tau pathway, a promising new approach to affect the disease progression of Alzheimer's disease.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Mersana Therapeutics Initiates Phase 1b Extension Study of XMT-1001 in Gastric Cancer and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
2. Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders
3. Tarsa Therapeutics Reports Positive Top-Line Results From Pivotal Phase III ORACAL Trial of its Oral Calcitonin in Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
4. Echo Therapeutics Hires Two Seasoned Medical Device and Diagnostics Executives
5. Pervasis Therapeutics Announces Late-Breaking Oral Presentation at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
6. Echo Therapeutics Announces 2010 Financial Results
7. Nile Therapeutics Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results
8. Reportlinker Adds Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2017
9. Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results
10. Orexigen® Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2010 Financial Results
11. PNP Therapeutics Meets Important Financial and Regulatory Objectives in Development of New Cancer Therapies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, ... Board will take whatever measures required to build a ... stock which is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink ... Company Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly ... to understand, not only by the Company, but shareholders ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for ... unmet needs, today announced the closing of its ... of common stock, at the public offering price ... in the offering were offered by GBT. GBT ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 The Academy of Managed Care ... that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily ... make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that addresses ... medicines. The recommendations address restrictions in the ... the drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision makers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best Buy Eyeglasses, ... the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a purely functional ... a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating an iconic ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified ... be personalized through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major ... only offer a one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits ... terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps ... slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association ... it will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance ... 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):