SciNeuro Pharmaceuticals and Mabylon AG to Collaborate on Development of Novel Therapeutics for Neurological Diseases | Business Wire

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SciNeuro Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the discovery and development of innovative therapeutics for the treatment of neurological diseases, and Mabylon AG, a leader in the discovery and characterization of human-derived antibodies against therapeutic targets, today announced the establishment of a multi-program collaboration and license agreement. Under the collaboration, Mabylon and SciNeuro will work together to discover and develop human auto-antibodies against targets of mutual interest with a goal to develop differentiated biologic therapeutics to treat neurological diseases.
“We are excited to be collaborating with Mabylon, a leading biotech company with deep expertise and capabilities for identification and characterization of native human antibodies with therapeutic potential. Their platform enables a deeper exploration of human immunology for therapeutic discovery”
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SciNeuro and Mabylon will collaborate on multiple targets that encompass serious neurological diseases including TAR DNA binding protein-43 (TDP-43) and Apolipoprotein E (APOE) for neurodegenerative diseases for which there are currently no effective treatments. Both TDP-43 and APOE have human genetic evidence causal to ALS and Alzheimer’s disease. SciNeuro will have rights to develop and commercialize resulting product(s) within Greater China, and an option to expand such rights to become worldwide.
“We are excited to…

D&D Pharmatech Raises $51M in Series C Financing to Advance Phase 2 Clinical Trials for Neurodegenerative, Fibrotic, and Metabolic Diseases

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GAITHERSBURG, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–D&D Pharmatech Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on development and commercialization of revolutionary medicines, and parent company of U.S.-based Neuraly Inc., Precision Molecular, Inc., Theraly Fibrosis Inc., P4Microbiome and Valted Seq, today announced that it has completed a $51 million Series C round of financing led by Praxis Capital Partners, a private equity firm that focuses on growth acquisitions and investments in Asia; other investors included DS Asset Management, Kudos Ventures and Korea Investment & Securities. The new round of financing builds upon the $137.1 million the company secured in Series B financing in August 2019. The company is planning an initial public offering in Korea in 2022.
“We have been very impressed with the founders and team leaders of D&D and their subsidiaries, as well as their world-class drug development capabilities and ongoing clinical trials”
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“We are grateful for the ongoing support and confidence of our investors and excited to have had Praxis Capital lead this Series C financing,” said Yoo-Seok Hong, Chief Executive Officer of D&D Pharmatech. “We look forward to the ongoing advancement of our clinical candidates in a diverse range of diseases with significant unmet need and the expansion of our…

Why The Next Biotech Boom Could be Sparked by New Therapies for Neurological Disorders

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Why The Next Biotech Boom Could be Sparked by New Therapies for Neurological Disorders Several Maryland Biotech Firms Are Blazing New Trails in Gene Therapy, Drugs and Diagnostics for Neurological [….]