Neurovation Labs, Inc.
Neurovation Labs is an early stage biotech company focused on diagnosing and treating anxiety disorders and in particular Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Neurovation Labs grew out of the research performed by Drs. Fanselow and Perusini that sought to understand the cause of PTSD on a physiological level. They discovered that PTSD is manifested through enduring increases in a certain protein (glutamate receptor subunit GluA1) in the amygdala, which is a region of the brain central to fear learning. This protein increase provides the first putative objective indicator of PTSD. The discovery was made using a robust model of PTSD in rodents, stress-enhanced fear learning (SEFL). With the pioneering research successfully completed, Neurovation Labs now aims to pursue development of PTSD detection methods and ultimately a cure in humans based on these discoveries.
Founder and CEO: Jennifer N. Perusini, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Director of Research: Michael S. Fanselow, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and COO: Cameron Bloomer
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