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Heading into the J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference, pharmas have been focusing on discovery alliances. J&J’s deals look into novel tissue-targeted drugs, ionic liquid delivery technology and cancer vaccine R&D. Lilly teams with Entos on novel methods for delivering neurology drugs.
Chinese firm RareStone licenses Rhythm’s Imcivree in greater China and will help enroll label-expansion studies for the drug. Omeros sells ophthalmic surgery drug Omidria and its commercial team to Rayner Surgical Group.
Private Company Edition: Scrip spoke with DDF US partner Jonathan Behr about the convergence of emerging science, venture capital investment and rising big pharma interest in neurodegeneration. Also, in recent VC financings HotSpot raised $100m, while Curie and Ablaze debuted with $75m each.
French pharma makes $180m equity investment in Owkin under collaboration targeting four cancer types. Pyramid gets global license to MPS1 precision cancer candidate from Voronoi.