Neurogenic Ltd. is a clinical-stage diagnostics company developing sensitive immunoassays to facilitate the diagnosis of mental disorders.
Over the past 25 years, Neurogenic has been collaborating with colleagues from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, the Beer Yaakov-Ness-Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, the Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, and the Laboratory of Biological Psychiatry, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel to develop a straightforward, sensitive ELISA-based immunoassay to detect the autoimmune Platelet-Associated Antibodies (PAA) in the sera of adolescent and pediatric patients suffering from early-onset symptoms of schizophrenia.
Neurogenic is now in the final stages of assay optimization. The company is continuing clinical field testing and validation of the assay.
- The assay can differentiate a subgroup of schizophrenic patients from patients with non-schizophrenic psychiatric disorders in the adolescent and pediatric age groups.