Afferent Corporation Company Profile

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Afferent Corporation is pioneering the development of a new class of medical devices to treat chronic neurological dysfunction. Its lead technology enhances the function of mechanoreceptor cells involved in sensory perception as a means of restoring brain function following stroke, addressing complications resulting from diabetic neuropathy, and improving elderly balance. Building on this technology platform, Afferent aims to establish a leadership position in the emerging field of neurotherapeutic devices.


275 Westminster Street, Suite500
Rhode Island
United States of America


Phone: 401.453.9933
Fax: 401.453.9915

News Articles [89 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Irori, Afferent Link Solid Phase Synthesis Products with Combinational Chemistry Software

Irori (La Jolla, CA), a subsidiary of Discovery Partners International and a provider of drug discovery technologies, has signed a collaboration agreement with Afferent Systems Inc. (San Francisco), a...

The metabolic role of vagal afferent innervation

Led by ex-Afferent execs, CuraSen raises $54.5M series A

Mathematical Modeling and Analyses of Interspike-Intervals of Spontaneous Activity in Afferent Neurons of the Zebrafish Lateral Line

Researchers investigate how afferent nerves that sprout from the ectopic ear reach the brain

In vertebrates, the inner ear develops from the otic placode, a group of cells found in a specific region on the surface of the growing embryo.

With $54 Million in Hand, Startup CuraSen Takes Aim at Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

San Mateo, Calif.-based startup CuraSen Therapeutics surged forward this morning with $54.5 million in Series A funding and a leadership team that includes executives from Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a ...

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Ambu A/S: Articles of Association November 2018

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PubMed Articles [81 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Effects of lorazepam and baclofen on short- and long-latency afferent inhibition.

Short-latency afferent inhibition (SAI) is modulated by GABA receptor activity while the pharmacological origin of long-latency afferent inhibition remains unknown. This is the first study to report t...

Vagal afferent activation suppresses systemic inflammation via the splanchnic anti-inflammatory pathway.

Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve (VNS) is a novel strategy used to treat inflammatory conditions. Therapeutic VNS activates both efferent and afferent fibers; however, the effects attributabl...

Cellular traffic through afferent lymphatic vessels.

The lymphatic system has long been known to serve as a highway for migrating leukocytes from peripheral tissue to draining lymph nodes (dLNs) and back to circulation, thereby contributing to the induc...

Afferent loop obstruction with obstructive jaundice and ileus due to an enterolith after distal gastrectomy: A case report.

Afferent loop obstruction is an uncommon complication associated with Billroth II reconstruction or Roux-en-Y reconstruction after gastrectomy. Moreover, cases where the obstruction is caused by enter...

Diet induced obesity alters muscle spindle afferent function in adult mice.

Populations with obesity are more likely to fall and exhibit balance instability. The reason for this is likely multifactorial, but there is some evidence that sensory function is impaired during obes...

Clinical Trials [47 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Endomina for Candy Cane Syndrome

Surgery is currently the only effective treatment for morbid obesity and can be divided into restrictive surgeries (Lap Band and Sleeve gastrectomy), malabsorptive surgeries (Biliary pancr...

Efficacy and Safety of DBS in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

The habenula (Hb) is an ancient structure, located at the center of the dorsal diencephalic conduction system, a pathway involved in linking forebrain to midbrain regions. An increasing nu...

Role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex in the Processing of Sensory Information

Although the primary motor cortex is considered has the common final pathway of motor commands, it is influenced by several structures as, for example, the premotor cortex and the posterio...

Somatosensory Stimulation in Knee Osteoarthritis

Worldwide, 9.6% of men and 18% of women aged over 60 years suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), most of which involve the knee. Within the OA patient population, 80% of the OA patients have li...

Novel Portable Diagnostic Device for Automatic Detection of Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect

This study is to evaluate the ability of a newly designed device, Optic Nerve Glass (O-Glass) to detect relative afferent pupillary defect (RAPD). In this prospective observational study, ...

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Afferent Corporation

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