Evotec Extends Takeda Pact to Gene Therapy
Takeda Thus Becomes Evotec’s First Gene Therapy Discovery Partner
Evotec is building a gene therapy R&D center manned by ex-Takeda scientists and has already landed a multi-year drug discovery pact for it with their former Japanese employer.
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