Protagen to Support Pfizer Clinical Drug Development
News Dec 03, 2013
Under the collaboration, Protagen will use its proprietary SeroTag® process to attempt to discover prediction or patient stratification markers for a novel drug being developed by Pfizer.
Protagen CEO Stefan Müllner comments, “The current agreement shows that the SeroTag® process of Protagen is relevant technology to explore novel biomarkers in support of clinical development in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. We look forward to a productive and collaborative relationship with Pfizer's R&D team.”
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