Neuronetrix, Inc. Release: The COGNISION System, a New Cognitive Testing Device, is Featured on International Television
Published: Aug 02, 2011
LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwire - August 01, 2011) -
The COGNISION™ System is a proprietary, innovative, and highly advanced platform which enables objective assessment of cognitive function by using a non-invasive technology called auditory event-related potentials (ERP). In the COGNISION™ System, ERPs are generated in response to auditory stimuli to accurately measure the cognitive performance of a patient's brain. The COGNISION™ System combines many useful and unique features, which are detailed in the COGNISION™ product brochure.
The COGNISION™ System is designed to be used as an objective and reliable measure of cognitive performance in clinical trials of drug products targeting a variety of neurological disorders, such as: Alzheimer's, ADHD, autism, Down syndrome, Parkinson's, Huntington's, etc. In this context, COGNISION™ could be used for efficient patient recruitment, drug effect monitoring, clinical trial endpoints, and post-hoc cohort segmentation.
COGNISION™ can also be used as a research tool in broad applications, such as: cognitive processes, brain-computer interface, neuro-marketing, learning disabilities, and neurological diseases.
Multi-Center Clinical Study
In December 2010, Neuronetrix initiated a large multi-center clinical study at the University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, the Sanders-Brown Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Kentucky, and The Memory Clinic in Bennington, Vermont. The study is intended to validate ERP biomarkers, generated by the COGNISION™ System, as an accurate and reliable measure of cognitive impairment. The company is also planning a longitudinal follow-up study to validate COGNISION™-generated ERP biomarkers as a measure of progressive cognitive decline.
"Given its portability, low cost, ease of use, and many technical advances versus previous ERP systems, the COGNISION™ System has the potential to bring new utility and value to the use of ERP technology in both the clinical and research areas", said K.C. Fadem, Co-Founder & President of Neuronetrix.
Neuronetrix is an emerging med-tech company focused on revolutionizing the diagnosis of patients with neurologic disorders, by providing accurate and meaningful diagnostic information to physicians early in the disease process.
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