Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

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

Posted by Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by InnogetVery responsive · Innovative Products and Technologies · United Kingdom

Summary of the technology

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

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 ID : 47-2020-10887

Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

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

Technology Owner

Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Innovation Intermediary

Related keywords

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

About Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

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