deCODE and UCB Announce Discovery and Development Collaboration for Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
News Feb 09, 2009
deCODE chemistry & biostructures has announced the initiation of a collaboration with UCB. Under the terms of the deal, deCODE and UCB will collaborate on the structure-based discovery of small molecule modulators of undisclosed cytokine targets.
The program will focus on integrated structure-based drug design leveraging deCODE’s Fragments of Life™ technology for lead identification and optimization. As the program advances, it may also capitalize on deCODE's expertise in ADMET and PK/PD. The financial terms of the research fee, milestone and royalty-bearing relationship were not disclosed.
Concept Life Sciences appoints New Group Programme Manager and US Head of SalesNews
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Brian Berridge Set to Manage National Toxicology ProgramNews
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) has named Brian Berridge, D.V.M., Ph.D., as its new Associate Director. Berridge, formerly of GlaxoSmithKline, will oversee day-to-day operations as NTP coordinates toxicology research and testing across nine different federal agencies.READ MORE