Deal Watch: Ionis Out-Licenses Pair Of Generation 2.5 Antisense Candidates
Janssen and French biotech Dynacure take licenses to antisense candidates arising from Ionis’ Generation 2.5 technology. Merck and Cue sign autoimmune partnership, while Bayer and PeptiDream ink discovery pact.
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Deal Snapshot: Cue’s pipeline is heavy on oncology, but it partnered with Merck on autoimmune in 2017 and while that work has shifted to cancer, the Ono partnership puts the focus back on autoimmune disease.
France’s fledgling biotech Dynacure has pulled together a series C funding round to support its ongoing Phase I/II study of an antisense molecule for an ultrarare myopathy.
Originated from Tokyo University, drug discovery firm PeptiDream recently competes pre-clinical study for its anti-flu peptide PD-001, after signing 17 deals with large drug makers in 11 years. The company's CEO Patrick Reid outlines to Scrip prospects of peptide-drug conjugates (PDCs) and discovery strategy.