Week In Review: Three New/Expanded Collaborations In Holiday-Shortened Week

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Deals and Financings

  • Fosun Pharma’s Wanbang subsidiary added animal rights to its development agreement with Vancouver’s Sirona Biochem for a SGLT2 diabetes 2 therapy.
  • Nona Biosciences, a Harbour BioMed subsidiary, will collaborate with Boston-area Dragonfly to discover candidates for bispecific/multi-specific antibodies.
  • Shanghai IASO Bio will collaborate with Umoja Biopharma of Seattle to test the efficacy of Umoja's iCIL off-the-shelf cell therapy platform with IASO’s CAR candidates.

Trials and Approvals

  • Yantai Luye Pharma’s extended-release therapy for schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders met its endpoints in a US pivotal trial.
  • AnchorDx, a Guangzhou company focused on early detection of cancers, enrolled the first patient in a US trial of its UriFind® bladder cancer assay.
  • Nanjing Triastek was cleared to start US trials of T21, a 3D printed medicine with a targeted release mechanism, for ulcerative colitis.

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