Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Relieving Lung disease in COVID-19 Patients with Aerosols that Carry Viral Genes Inhibitors

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Summary of the technology

Relieving Lung disease in COVID-19 Patients with Aerosols that Carry Viral Genes Inhibitors
Project ID : 47-2020-10887

Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Description of the technology

  • Step One: “Smart” micro - or nano-particles carrying inhibitors of the gene machinery in pathogens are developed.
  • Step Two: In the presence of biomarkers, the inhibiting agents are released, leading to the localized destruction of the pathogens.

Project manager

Mel Larrosa
VP Business Development Healthcare

Project researchers

Itamar Willner
HUJI, Faculty of Science
The Institute of Chemistry

Moshe Kotler
HUJI, School of Medicine - IMRIC
Immunology and Cancer Research

Eli Pikarsky
HUJI, School of Medicine - IMRIC
Immunology and Cancer Research

Related keywords

  • Biological Sciences
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Virus, Virology / Antibiotics / Bacteriology
  • Covid-19
  • covid-19
  • lung disease

About Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Technology Transfer Office from Israel

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ltd. Founded in 1964 to protect and commercialize the Hebrew University’s intellectual property. Ranked among the top technology transfer companies, Yissum has registered over 8,900 patents covering 2,500 inventions; has licensed out 800 technologies and has spun-off 90 companies. Products that are based on Hebrew University technologies and were commercialized by Yissum generate today over $2 Billion in annual sales.

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