Cellectricon, Censo Biotechnologies Collaborate
News Sep 09, 2016
Cellectricon AB has announced a commercial collaboration with Censo Biotechnologies Ltd. Under the agreement, the parties will provide a suite of high-quality Human iPSC based discovery services to support both preclinical neuroscience and chronic pain research. “Through our collaboration with Censo, we are able to significantly enhance our discovery services offering for CNS and pain research”, said Cellectricon’s CEO David Burns.
“Censo’s extensive stem cell knowledge complements our current expertise and screening service offering in the field of neuroscience. This collaboration provides the opportunity to meet industry’s demands for drug discovery models that are closer, and therefore more relevant, to humans.
Censo’s CEO Aidan Courtney added: “Censo is committed to the use of ethically approved Human iPSCs and their derivatives to advance drug discovery. There is an excellent alignment between Censo and Cellectricon and we are very excited about this collaboration. With our extensive expertise, we can provide important stem cell knowledge that adds further value to Cellectricon’s proprietary discovery services”.
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