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Inotek Pharmaceuticals announces merger deal with Rocket Pharmaceuticals
Inotek Pharmaceuticals announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with US-based gene therapy company Rocket Pharmaceuticals.
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Summit Therapeutics awarded BARDA contract to develop Ridinilazole for CDI
Summit Therapeutics announces that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), an agency of the US government's Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, has awarded Summit a contract worth up to $62m.
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HitGen, Takeda enter DNA-encoded library based drug discovery research collaboration
HitGen announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to discover novel small molecule leads for multiple targets in Takeda’s therapeutic areas of interest.
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Janssen scraps hepatitis C development program
By PBR Staff Writer
Janssen Sciences Ireland UC has scrapped its ongoing hepatitis C development program citing the growing number of therapies available for treating the disease effectively.
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Boehringer Ingelheim, Gubra to develop next generation obesity treatments
Boehringer Ingelheim and Gubra announce a collaboration and license agreement for the development of novel peptide compounds to treat obesity.
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European Investment Bank grants €75m funding for Evotec
Evotec and the European Investment Bank (EIB) announced that the EIB has granted Evotec an unsecured loan facility of up to €75m to support Evotec's Innovate strategy.
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GSK exercises option on phase I/II NY-ESO T-cell therapy
GSK announced that it has exercised the option to obtain an exclusive global license from Adaptimmune for an investigational SPEAR T-cell receptor therapy targeting NY-ESO-1 (GSK3377794).
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Jazz Pharmaceuticals, ImmunoGen to collaborate on hematology-related ADC products
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Ireland-based Jazz Pharmaceuticals has partnered with ImmunoGen to develop and commercialize the US biotechnology company’s two early-stage, hematology-related antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) products.
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CSL Behring to buy US biotechnology firm Calimmune
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CSL Behring, the US subsidiary of Australia-based CSL has agreed to acquire Calimmune, an American biotechnology company focused on developing ex vivo hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) gene therapy.
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Regenxbio to buy US firm Dimension Therapeutics
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Gene therapy firm Regenxbio has signed an agreement to acquire US-based firm Dimension Therapeutics.
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Ligand to receive $2m from WuXi for licensing clinical-stage anti-PD-1 antibody
Ligand Pharmaceuticals will get a payment of $2m from WuXi Biologics subsequent to their licensing of exclusive rights to the anti-PD-1 antibody GLS-010 to Arcus Biosciences in North America, Europe, Japan and other selected territories.
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Samsung Bioepis, Takeda to co-develop multiple novel biologic therapies
Samsung Bioepis has signed collaboration agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical to jointly fund and co-develop multiple novel biologic therapies in unmet disease areas.
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Atreca raises $35m to advance novel cancer immunotherapies
Atreca, a privately held biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics drawn from human immune responses, has closed its Series B round of financing with an investment totaling $35m.
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GSK to evaluate Insilico’s AI technology to enhance drug discovery process.
By PBR Staff Writer
GlaxoSmithKline and Insilico Medicine are partnering to assess how the latter’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology can help in the drug discovery process.
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Evotec completes Aptuit acquisition
German company Evotec has completed the acquisition of US-based Aptuit.
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