neurogen

neurogen

[noo͡r′əjən]
Etymology: Gk, neuron + genein, to produce
a substance within the early developing embryo that stimulates the primary organizer to initiate the formation of the neural plate, which gives rise to the primary axis of the body. See also neurotransmitter.
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Upon graduating, she worked as a cytogenetic technologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, followed by a cell culture technologist position at Neurogen Corporation, where she was employed for ten years.
Earlier, Dr Stankovic was employed in research and development at Forest Laboratories, Neurogen, Johnson and Johnson and UCB.
Previously, he was the chief financial office, chief operating officer and chief executive officer at Neurogen Corporation.
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Neurogen Corporation (Branford, CT) has consummated its previously announced alliance with Merck & Co.
The Neurogen Corporation is working on a drug that blocks the brain's ability to sense neuropeptide-Y, the most potent appetite stimulator ever found.
28 December 2009 - US biotechnology company Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) said on 23 December it has completed the acquisition of Neurogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NRGN).
Origin BioMed's Neurogen treats diabetes pain, shingles pain, fibromyalgia and other neuropathic pain topically.
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Neurogen Corporation (Branford, CT; 203-315-4615), a leading small molecule drug discovery and development company, and Aventis Pharma (Bridgewater, NJ; 908-231-4659), jointly announced an exclusive worldwide collaboration to develop new drugs for treatment of depression, anxiety, and other stress-related disorders based on Neurogen's innovative portfolio of pre-clinical corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF1) antagonist compounds.
Pitler held the position of senior vice president, chief business and financial officer at Neurogen, Inc.
Previously he held the position of senior vice president, chief business and financial officer at Neurogen Inc (acquired by Ligand Pharmaceuticals).