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PainQx Inc.

PainQx is a diagnostic/ neuro analytics software company that has developed a next generation approach to objectively measure pain in humans.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location New York, NY, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2015
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
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Company Summary

PainQx (PQX) is a Philadelphia-based diagnostic/software company that has developed a method to measure pain in humans objectively. These have demonstrated statistical equivalence to the current standard of care, i.e. the visual analog scale, and can be used to reduce abuse of pain medications The PQX does this by decoding neural activity from a patient’s brain and processing the data through proprietary algorithms


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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.