Devices & Diagnostics

One to watch: Medical device company says eye test can diagnose Alzheimer’s

Cognoptix, Inc. claims to have created a working, in-office, non-invasive eye-scan that detects Alzheimer’s earlier in patients. The SAPPHIRE II tracks a beta amyloid (“Ab”) signature in the eyes of potential Alzheimer’s patients. In a 10-subject, proof-of-concept clinical trial, the drug-device picked up a 200 percent differentiation factor between five healthy volunteers and five patients […]