Cerveau Technologies Inc. Signs Research Agreement with Takeda to Provide Novel Tau Imaging Agent

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cerveau Technologies, Inc. today announced a research collaboration agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda), which will enable Takeda to use Cerveau’s [F-18]MK-6240, an investigational imaging agent, in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans to assess the status and progression of neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) in the brain. NFTs made up of aggregated tau protein are a hallmark of several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.