Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW YORK - Feb 03, 2020 - Akelos Inc., a biotechnology company currently developing and commercializing a novel, non-opioid anti-hyperalgesic drug to treat chronic and neuropathic pain, announced today that the PCT International Patent Application it has licensed from Cornell University has published.
The patent is WO2020006224A1, entitled “Substituted Alkylphenols as HCN1 Antagonists,” invented by a team led by Dr. Peter Goldstein of Weill Cornell Medicine. This patent application describes and claims many novel anti-pain compounds including Akelos’ present lead compound.
Akelos Inc. is in a research collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine to develop and commercialize a novel, non-opioid anti-hyperalgesic drug to treat chronic and neuropathic pain. Dr. Goldstein is a scientific founder and scientific advisory board member of Akelos, Inc.
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Dr. Steven Fox, CEO
About Akelos Inc.
Akelos Inc. is a biopharmaceutical clinical company focused on the translation of innovative science into treatment. The company currently is developing novel non-narcotic drugs for the treatment of neuropathic pain. The goal of Akelos is to address some of today’s most pressing areas of unmet needs.
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