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2010-08-04 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement with Proximagen Group to acquire sabcomeline, a clinical-stage muscarinic partial agonist that has potential in the treatment of various psychiatric and neurologic disorders. Under the terms of the agreement, BrainCells will pay Proximagen an upfront fee and development and sales milestone payments together worth up to $51 million, as well as a royalty on sales, for worldwide development and...

2010-04-29 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc., a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis using its proprietary neural stem cell platform technology to identify novel compounds for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued the company Patent Number 7,678,808 entitled, "5 HT Receptor Mediated Neurogenesis." The patent gives BrainCells coverage for treating depression with...

2009-10-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc., a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis using its proprietary neural stem cell platform technology to identify novel pathways for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced the appointment of Drs. Edward Scolnick from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and David Holtzman of Washington University School of Medicine to its scientific advisory board. The appointees join BrainCells' advisory...

2009-07-27 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc., a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis using its proprietary platform technology to identify novel pathways for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced today results from the first clinical proof-of-concept study of BCI-952, a combination of low dose buspirone and melatonin, for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). The data were presented at NCDEU 2009, a meeting co-sponsored by...

2009-03-30 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc. (BCI), a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis using its proprietary platform technology to identify novel pathways for the treatment of neurologic conditions, announced today the appointment of Dr. Philip Jochelson as chief medical officer and Jason Levin as chief business officer. Both have extensive experience in the biopharmaceutical industry with specific expertise in building neurology assets for success. The two will...

2008-12-02 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc. (BCI), a biopharmaceutical company utilizing its platform technology to identify and develop compounds that promote the growth of new neurons for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced today the appointment of David E. Thompson to its board of directors. Thompson is a veteran of the pharmaceutical industry, with a 30-year tenure at Eli Lilly and Co. where he focused on building the company while leading corporate...

2007-09-27 09:00:46

SAN DIEGO and TOKYO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc. (BCI) and Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Taisho) today announced that BCI has in-licensed a novel development program from Taisho that BCI will develop for central nervous system (CNS) indications, including mood disorders. Taisho retains rights to the program in Japan and China, while BCI will have rights for the remainder of the world. Financial terms were not disclosed. The licensing agreement follows BCI's determination...


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