IRBM to collaborate with MSD to develop peptides against coronavirus
Builds on Research to Combat Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
21st July 2020, Rome, Italy – IRBM, a global Contract Research Organization today announced a new research collaboration agreement with MSD (tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA) to identify and develop novel peptide therapeutics active against different strains of coronavirus, including SARS-CoV-2. The parties will collaborate in hit to lead optimization and preclinical drug development to rapidly advance selected candidates towards the clinic.
We offer a unique blend of broad scientific expertise, global pharma heritage, and unprecedented success in bringing drug discovery projects from conception to the clinic. With a passionate, interdisciplinary and accomplished team, and capabilities ranging from target validation to clinical candidate nomination, we bring great science to your project.
“IRBM is an important Italian biotech centre , which is giving a strategic contribution to the development of one of the vaccines against Covid-19 , a very important reality from the scientific point of view at international level.
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