Zocere Inventor Wins Innovation Award
POSTED: March 23, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 23, 2016 – – Zocere, Inc., a New Mexico-based pharmaceutical company congratulates Dr. Surojit Paul on Innovation Award from STC.UNM.
Dr. Paul is the inventor behind Zocere’s biologic-based “brain saving” drug and was honored for his research by the University of New Mexico and STC.UNM. His innovation, memorialized in U.S. Patent No. 9,068,172, is derived from a STEP protein, the drug is a cell-permeable, recombinant peptide that shows promise as a potent neuroprotectant when administered after a stroke. The drug may also be used to treat other brain injuries, including concussions.