Medgenics Announces Annual Renewal of Rare and Orphan Disease Research Collaboration With The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
- Annual option exercised to extend collaboration
- First development candidate advancing to Phase 2/3 development in 2016
- Additional programs expected in 2016
“We are excited to enter the second year of our relationship with CAG following an incredibly productive first year,” stated
The research collaboration leverages the unique strengths of both organizations. The biobank at CAG is home to one of the largest biorepositories of pediatric genetic data in the world. Access to the rich genetic information in the CAG biobank uniquely enables CHOP and
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Medgenics is dedicated to unlocking the potential of genomic medicine to identify and treat patients with life-altering conditions. Its efforts, including its internal research and development and ongoing sponsored research and licensing agreements with a well-respected pediatric academic medical center, give Medgenics the ability to focus on the underlying genetic pathway of pediatric diseases with the goal of finding therapeutic solutions for subpopulations of both children and adults living with rare and other difficult-to-treat diseases.
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