OMass Therapeutics Pivots From Services To Drug Discovery With Novel Mass Spect Technology
The UK start-up has quickly switched from research services to drug discovery to exploit more fully its novel platform technology for drug screening and development, funded by Syncona and other investors.
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Pipeline Watch is a weekly snapshot of selected late-stage clinical trial events and approvals announced by pharmaceutical and biotech companies at medical and industry conferences, in financial and company presentations, and in company releases and statements.
AZ's Rare Disease Unit Reports Positive Phase III Results For Copper-Binding ALXN1840
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