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Bayer licenses human use of emodepside, collaborates with DNDi

Executive Summary

Astellas Pharma Inc. licensed Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals AG rights to develop the macrofilaricidal drug emodepside for onchocerciasis (river blindness), a neglected tropical disease (NTD) transmitted by blackflies, which live and breed near streams and rivers. Bayer sublicensed rights to Drugs for Neglected Disease initiative (DNDi), which will make emodepside available at the lowest sustainable price to the 31 African disease-endemic countries.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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