Friday, January 16, 2015
Neurotrope (formerly BlueFlash Communications), a Nevada-based company, has hired Robert Weinstein to be its executive vice president and chief financial officer. Weinstein had been the acting chief financial officer, as a consultant, since May and was instrumental in executing the company’s private financings and reverse merger, which both closed in August.
The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) at West Virginia University has entered into a strategic Joint Product Development and Commercialization Agreement with Neurotrope BioScience, a biotechnology company, in the field of neurodegenerative disease. The central focus of this collaboration will be to advance novel diagnostic and therapeutic technologies developed at BRNI that have shown exceptional promise in both preclinical and clinical models of Alzheimer’s disease.