18:43 , Aug 10, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

India's Glenmark grants China's Harbour rights to bispecific mAb for cancer

Indian company Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NSE:GLENMARK; BSE:532296) granted Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) rights to develop and commercialize GBR 1302 in Greater China, including Hong Kong and Macau, and Taiwan. The deal is Glenmark’s first with...
21:48 , Aug 6, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

India's Glenmark grants China's Harbour rights to bispecific mAb for cancer

Indian company Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NSE:GLENMARK; BSE:532296) granted Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) rights to develop and commercialize GBR 1302 in Greater China. According to BioCentury’s BCIQ database, the deal is Glenmark’s first with a Chinese...
23:41 , Aug 3, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Compass’ range

Compass Therapeutics LLC combines human cell display, high throughput antibody screening and a multispecific engineering platform to develop large libraries of cancer and autoimmune therapies. Traditional approaches to antibody discovery use hybridoma fusions in animals,...
23:56 , Jul 26, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Reese succeeding Harper as Amgen EVP of R&D

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) said EVP of R&D Sean Harper will retire and be succeeded by SVP of Translational Sciences and Oncology David Reese. The company also reported 2Q18 earnings on Thursday after market hours that...
19:58 , Jul 13, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Genmab, Immatics in bispecific immunotherapy deal

Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH (Tuebingen, Germany) granted Genmab A/S (CSE:GEN; Pink:GMXAY) exclusive, worldwide rights to develop bispecific, T cell-engaging immunotherapies against three targets to treat multiple cancer indications. Immatics will receive $54 million up front and is...
21:01 , Jul 12, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Genmab, Immatics in bispecific immunotherapy deal

Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH (Tuebingen, Germany) granted Genmab A/S (CSE:GEN; Pink:GMXAY) exclusive, worldwide rights to develop bispecific, T cell-engaging immunotherapies against three targets to treat multiple cancer indications. Immatics will receive $54 million up front and is...
18:52 , Jul 12, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

All-in-one viruses

Having taken its lead oncolytic virus into the clinic, PsiOxus Therapeutics Ltd. is building an immuno-oncology platform that uses engineered versions of the vector to selectively target multiple genes at a time to tumor cells...
23:17 , May 24, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

Bias-less bispecifics

Taking a leaf from the small molecule playbook, cancer play Merus N.V. is bringing unbiased screening to the bispecifics space. The biotech is betting the approach can discover bispecific antibodies with novel activity against known...
02:32 , May 18, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Xenikos raises $30M series B for GVHD

Xenikos B.V. (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) raised $30 million in a tranched series B round co-led by new investors Medicxi and RA Capital. In early 2019, the company plans to start Phase III testing in the U.S....
19:34 , May 17, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Finance

Europe’s piece of the pie

With China’s rising infrastructure for life science innovation and the unabated growth of U.S. science, Europe has two cards to play that can help it compete globally: expertise in key core technologies and its centralized...