Tech Transfer Roundup: Boehringer Fits Deal Structure To Partner's Expertise
Boehringer Ingelheim's Paola Casarosa explains that when her company partners with academia, it looks for the best way to mine that level of expertise rather than trying to fit the collaboration to a preferred deal model. Plus, our roundup includes three cancer-related deals and one for dry eye disease.
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This month's roundup also records a second tie-up between Florida State and Spotlight Innovations, while Taiwan's Lin Biosciences licenses global rights to a CDC7 kinase inhibitor from Columbia and Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Dermavant’s Vtama Appears Well Positioned To Compete With Other Topicals In AD
Approved for psoriasis, Vtama met the primary and secondary endpoints in first of two Phase III atopic dermatitis studies. The Roivant affiliate will position the drug as a two-in-one solution for both.
Deals In Depth: February 2023
Two $1bn+ alliances were penned in February. Topping the list was a potential $1.16bn deal between AstraZeneca and KYM Biosciences (a joint venture company of Keymed Biosciences and Lepu Biopharma, of which Keymed owns 70%). Under the exclusive global agreement, AstraZeneca will develop, manufacture and commercialize CMG901, a Phase I antibody drug conjugate for the treatment of Claudin 18.2-positive solid tumors including gastric cancers.