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Developing therapeutic agents reverse ageing and metabolic decline

Catalyst Awardee
Cary Depel; Paul Baldock; Guy Barry, Alanna Scott | Magnaetus Therapeutics; Eric Leire, MD | Genflow Biosciences 
Competition Sponsor: US National Academy of Medicine
Awardee Year: 2023  …
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HyperReact: Game-Changing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology

Clifford R. Bowers, PhD; Austin Evans; Charlie Khemtong; Glenn Walter | University of Florida
Competition Sponsor: US National Academy of Medicine
Awardee Year: 2023 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive, non-ionizing imaging technology that is a critical tool towards maintaining health longevity. However, the broad usefulness of this technique…
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Development of nucleic acid therapeutics with built-in DDS

YOSHIOKA Kotaro, PhD, MD | Tokyo Medical and Dental University;
Competition Sponsor: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development
Awardee Year: 2023 Nucleic acid therapeutics are rapidly advancing as a new class of molecular-targeting drugs following antibody therapies. However, two main challenges remain: inadequate drug delivery to target tissues and…
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OaCP: Rapid and Precise Innovative Diagnostics

Enrico Di Oto, BS, MD, PhD | OACP IE LTD | Simone Di Giacomo, PhD; Andrea Faviere, EMBA; Feliziano Balladori
Competition Sponsor: 
EIT Health of the European Union

Awardee Year:
 2023 OACP is a life-saving force, accelerating essential DNA tests for cancer and infections, enhancing speed and accessibility. As…
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Developing an MND oral health care pathway and toolkit

Dr Xiaochui (Helen) Chen | University of Manchester; Professor Anne-Marie Glenny; Dr Lucy O’Malley; Professor Andrea Malaspina
Competition Sponsor: United Kingdom Research and Innovation
Awardee Year: 2023   Motor neurone disease (MND) is a rare life-shortening disease that affects motor neurones in the brain and spinal cord which control…
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The Human Element: A Gesture-Powered Software Platform of Neurologic Music Therapy-Based Games and Puzzles: To Stimulate Neuroplasticity And Prolong Functional Independence in Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease

John Cowart Jr., PhD; Peter Gray, PhD; Will Pro, PhD; Ted Moore, PhD | Outlier Technology, LLC; Tina Tallon, PhD |  University of Florida
Competition Sponsor: US National Academy of Medicine
Awardee Year: 2023
Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease that compromises neural connectivity and the body’s ability
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A smart biosensor for prostate cancer screening

Sergio Occhipinti, PhD | NIB biotec; Fabio Di Nardo, PhD; Mirella Giovarelli, PhD.
Competition Sponsor: 
EIT Health of the European Union

Awardee Year:
 2023 To date, the diagnosis of prostate cancer is posed following a biopsy examination indicated in men with suspected results in a preliminary blood exam.

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