Melior Discovery Inc.
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Recent executive-level hires and director appointments at venture capital firms and biopharma and medtech start-ups.
According to Gene Logic, there's value in failed Phase II candidates-so long as safety's not the problem. The company claims that repositioning a compound in a new indication creates an asset worth 27% more, in net present value terms, than an equivalent in-licensed drug.
By pulling together 35 publicly available gold-standard animal models, Melior Discovery has built a stable of what it calls privileged compounds. The repurposing company augments its VC funds with service deals and is aiming to progress its lead compound into Phase I studies in 2007.
In Vivo briefly summarizes the technologies of these recently founded companies: Carbylan BioSurgery, KAHR Pharmaceuticals, Melior Discovery, Myomo, Nanonucleant, Pelican Life Sciences.
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