Our Vision is to be the premier provider of
information and technology to researchers and
clinicians in order to improve brain health


“To provide broad access to biomarkers of neurological pathologies, essential enabling tools and information technology to accelerate the development and approval of effective therapies to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases”


Cerveau’s core asset is MK-6240: A promising next generation Tau PET Imaging Biomarker


MK-6240 PET image from a 50yo male with cognitive impairment

Courtesy of Prof. Pedro Rosa-Neto; McGill Univ.

Courtesy of V. Villemagne and C. Rowe


At Cerveau Technologies, we are revolutionizing the use of molecular imaging as one of our tools to accelerate the development of effective therapies to treat AD and other cognitive impairments.

This graphic shows MK-6240 images in a healthy control (HC) and an Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) patient. Note the essential absence of uptake in the HC images and the high contrast of up to 7 in Standard Uptake Value Ratio (SUVR) in the AD patient images.


Enabling Acceleration of
Disease Modifier Research

We will devote our resources to enabling therapeutic disease modifier research by rallying support/validation from Pharma and Key Academic Opinion Leaders worldwide and by sharing non-competitive data among our Users Group, our Pharma and Academic partners.


  • Partnership network development and maintenance: Pharma, Academia, and Regional Distributors
  • Seamless Technology Transfer to establish an extensive worldwide production network of impeccable quality to support Users Group clinical trials
  • Robust Quality, Regulatory Affairs, and Data Management

MK-6240 and Cerveau’s Current & Future Distribution Networks

Cerveau has an exclusive worldwide license from Merck for MK-6240, a leading best-in-class second-generation Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging biomarker for detection of Tau protein, in the form of Neurofibrillary Tangles in the living brain. MK-6240 imaging provides high resolution by virtue of its use of advanced PET imaging and its high sensitivity for Tau. This sensitivity is manifest in very high signal-to-noise images, and is complemented by negligible non-specific and low off-target binding to non-Tau pathologies in the brain. Based on these differentiating characteristics, it has been used extensively in human clinical studies by Pharma and leading Academic centers.

Cerveau has established a worldwide network of distribution sites which can produce MK-6240 under stringent quality standards, making this leading Tau PET imaging biomarker suitable for use in scientifically and regulatorily demanding Pharma and Academic clinical trials.

Production Sites: Outside United States

Production Sites: United States


MK-6240 Image Data Management

Revealing Insights

Evaluating Tau, using MK-6240, and other neurodegenerative pathologies to enhance decision making for AD drug development and ultimately clinical practice








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