Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Baxalta, a global biopharmaceutical provider dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan diseases and underserved conditions, and Symphogen, a private biopharmaceutical company developing recombinant antibodies and antibody mixtures, have announced a broad, strategic immuno-oncology collaboration.
The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation has approved $7.5 million in funding for nine new projects between U.S. and Israeli companies. In addition to the grants from BIRD, the projects will access private-sector funding, boosting the total value of all projects to $21 million.
CW Weekly presents this feature as a way to put the spotlight on issues faced by executives in the clinical trial space. Staff writer Ron Rosenberg interviewed Piet van der Graaf, Pharm.D., Ph.D., vice president of quantitative systems pharmacology at Certara and former director of XenologiQ, a QSP consultancy.
Tetragenetics, an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the expression of ion channel drug targets, has announced a new partnership program for the discovery and development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) directed against well-known ion channel drug targets implicated in a wide range of disease states—such as pain and autoimmune disorders.