TechConnect Innovation Program

Depression in Military is effectively prevented by PLGA-encapsulated Cerebrolysin therapy

Uppsala University, Uppland, Sweden

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Depression in military is a serious problem in young boys and girls affecting performances. Deficiency of neurotrophic factors in the brain could be the cause. Our innovation shows that exogenous supplement of Cerebrolysin, containing selected neurotrophic factors prevented depression in model experiment that was most marked with PLGA encapsulated cerebrolysin.

Primary Application Area: Biotech & Biological Sciences

Technology Development Status: Concept

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Require funding to develop the project for clinical use after more study and clinical trials

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 38M

Website: www.uu.se

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: University, Other

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners