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Merck Serono ditches another multiple sclerosis candidate

Merck Serono's future prospects in the multiple sclerosis market look even less impressive following its decision to drop a Phase II multiple sclerosis candidate that it licensed from Japanese firm Ono Pharmaceutical in 2011 for around €14m up front. The German company said ONO-4641/ceralifimod did not meet its threshold for continued investment, and that the termination decision was a mutual agreement.

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Merck Serono DreaMS of securing MS franchise with Ono deal

Merck Serono has signed two collaboration agreements with Japan's Ono Pharmaceutical with a view to strengthening two of its franchises, those covering multiple sclerosis (MS) and cancer.

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Deals Shaping the Medical Industry (10/2011)

The dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Elsevier's Strategic Transactions database, providing comprehensive transaction coverage from 1991 to the present.

Merck Serono buys Phase I Copaxone relative in bankruptcy sale

Merck Serono has paid $1.5 million for PI-2301, a peptide copolymer that its now bankrupt former owner Peptimmune described as a "next-generation Copaxone". The asset had previously been optioned to Novartis.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Immune Disorders
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Peptimmune Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Eric Zanelli, PhD, VP, Research
  • Contact Info
  • Peptimmune Inc.
    Phone: (617) 715-8000
    64 Sidney St., Ste. 380
    Cambridge, MA 02139