Treatment for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Promoting Neuronal Regeneration 

The Discovery

UNSW researchers have identified a novel role for leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptor (LILR) molecules which act to promote neuronal regeneration. This has the potential to treat a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases

Key Benefits

  • Naturally-occurring molecules to use as therapeutic intervention
  • Demonstrated efficacy in vitro


  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Spinal cord regeneration


The Opportunity

NewSouth Innovations has recently filed an Australian provisional patent around the technology and is actively seeking development and/or exclusive licensing partners.


Please click here to view a one-page Technology Brief


Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Alfredo Martinez-Coll
Senior Business Development Manager
NewSouth Innovations Pty Ltd
02 9385 4679
Reference ID: 13_2767
Nicodemus Tedla
Hongyan An
Katherine Bryant
Terry Lee
CNS Diseases
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