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PainQx Inc.

PainQx (PQx) is an AI /ML medical device company that has developed a method to objectively measure and monitor chronic pain.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location New York, NY, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2015
  • Employees 6
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

PainQx (PQx) is an AI /ML medical device company that has developed a method to objectively measure and monitor chronic pain. The PainQx platform achieves this by assessing neural activity using EEG from a patient’s brain and processing and decoding the data through its proprietary algorithms. The output is a scaled pain biomarker which correlates to a patient’s pain state.


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    Founder and CEO

    Serial entrepreneur, proven business leader, military and commercial pilot. U.S. Army Officer and Aviator. Medical Company (MEDEVAC), Aviation Attack Battalion and Cav. Squadron Flight Operations Officer in various units and locales over 12 proud years of Service.
    Business Managment Consultant at Accenture. Pharmaceutical Industry Sector, Business Analyst & Consultant in the Business Process and Change Management Groups

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    Alejandro Zamorano
    VP of Business Development

    Co-Founder VP of Business Development, Life Science Nation (LSN) an online platform that helps entrepreneurs connect with investors that fit their investment needs. During Alejandro’s tenure at LSN the business grew from 1 to 22 employees, the opening of a broker dealer (Boston Innovation Capital), creation of a quarterly conference (Redefining Early Stage Investments), and the launch of the LSN Company and Investor Platform.

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    William Koppes
    VP of Developement

    Most recently Bill was the Chief Technology Officer at Brainscope where he led the development and regulatory approval of BrainScope's Ahead® M-100, a device that uses EEG to aid in the triage of patients who are suspected of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Before BrainScope, he was the Vice President of Global Research and Development for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.

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    Leslie Prichep
    Chief Science Advisor

    • Leslie is the inventor of the PainQx platform and an advisor to PainQx. Until early 2015 Dr. Prichep was the Co-founder and Director of the Brain Research Laboratories (BRL) and Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, where she remains a professor in retirement. She has extensive experience and recognition as a pioneer in the field of quantitative electrophysiology and multivariate classification methodologies.