Curewize Health Ltd. specializes in lab tests that measure microRNA, which controls genes involved in cancer. The company has a large product pipeline, strong IP relating to cancer biomarkers and a management that is experienced in successfully developing diagnostic lab test products. Its lead product is ProALL™, a predictive assay for the therapeutic management of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Working jointly with the leading pediatric hospital, Schneider Hospital Oncology department, in Petach Tikva, Israel, the company is proceeding with the development of exciting new R&D findings on microRNA biomarkers, enabling personalized treatment of a large number of solid cancers.
Curewize is nearing the commercialization of ProALL™. The company plans to receive its CE mark in 2019 and ProALL™ is expected to be available from laboratories in the US and Europe in 2018.
BioShai Ltd. focuses on commercializing PDx™, the first blood test for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease (PD). PDx™ increases diagnostic certainty at an early stage, obviating the need to wait for disease progression. PDx™ expected to significantly improve the development of novel PD drugs, by reducing False-Positive enrolment for clinical trials. The company has been honored with an award and support from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for testing PDx™ genes in the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) clinical study.
BioShai’s expert management has successfully commercialized lab tests. The company is nearing completion of the PDx™ development plan and expects to receive its CE mark for the PDx™ assay in 2019, after which it will initiate beta sites (final stage testing) in Israel and Italy.
Touch Brain Ltd. is an Israel-based start-up company focused on developing novel formulations of existing drugs that result in unique activity for the treatment of large-market CNS diseases.
Touch Brain’s technology is based on proprietary formulations for intranasal administration and novel combinations of approved drugs. The intranasal route holds many advantages, including increased bioavailability, elimination of first- pass metabolism, improvement of brain targeting, convenience and patient compliance.
The new generation of therapy for Glaucoma.
NeurOptic Ltd. is an Israeli start-up pharma company. The field of the company is novel treatments for Glaucoma, using an approved drug in a sustained released formulation contained in a drug delivery device for the duration of several months.