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Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Subsidiary Licenses Antibody Technology To U.S. Biotech

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

BioWa, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo's wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, licensed its Complegent antibody technology to Medarex, a U.S. bioventure. The technology involves combining parts of two antibody classes to make an antibody 10 times more efficacious. Medarex becomes the first biotech to license the technology from BioWa and is collaborating with Kirin Pharma to develop antibody drugs. Kirin is to merge with Kyowa Hakko later this year. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required



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