Company* (Country; Symbol)

University/ Non-Profit@

Type Of Agreement

Product Area

Details (Date)


Aclara
BioSciences
Inc.
(ACLA)

Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science (Japan)

Service and supply agreement

Aclara is providing acces to its eTag Assay System

The institute, also called “Rinshoken,“ will use the product in the area of hypoxia-inducible factors in cells and tissues (10/1)

Acorda
Therapeutics Inc.*

Rush University Medical Center

Licensing agreement

Fampridine

Acorda obtained an exclusive worlwide license to fampridine for multiple sclerosis (10/3)

ActivBiotics
Inc.*

University of Washington

Licensing agreement

For a suite of patents covering the diagnosis and treatment of arterial chlamydial granuloma

ActivBiotics gains rights to the patents from the university (7/28)

Advanced Bio/Chem
Inc.
(OTC BB:AVBC)

Baylor College of Medicine

Agreement

To search for neuro-degenerative disease biomarkers

Further terms were not disclosed (7/17)

Agilent
Technologies
Inc.
(NYSE:A)

Donald Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at Stanford University

Agreement

To apply Agilent's gene expression and computational technology to analyze cardiovascular tissue samples

Further terms were not disclosed (10/2)

Alnylam
Pharmaceuticals
Inc.*

Mayo Clinic and National Institutes of Health

Research collaboration

To apply Alnylam's RNAi technology to discovery of a causal pathway in Parkinson's disease

Alnylam will identify and provide compounds that suppress alpha-synuclein expression; Mayo researchers will test compounds in various models; terms were not disclosed (10/30)

Alnylam
Pharmaceuticals
Inc.*

Stanford University

Licensing agreement

For intellectual property related to the method for inducing gene silencing through RNA interference in adult mammals

The license encompasses the demonstration that delivery of synthetic small interfering RNA molecules to an adult mammal can induce in vivo silencing of a specific target gene (9/22)

Alnylam
Pharmaceuticals
Inc.*

Cancer Research Technology

Licensing agreement

For RNA interference- based therapeutics

Alnylam gained an exclusive therapeutic license for its RNAi patent application titled “Inhibiting gene expression with dsRNA“ (7/29)

Alnylam
Pharmaceuticals
Inc.*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Licensing agreement

For RNA interference- based therapeutics

Alnylam exclusively licensed a portfolio of patent applications in the field of RNAi therapeutics that covers a variety of drug delivery techniques for nucleic acid compounds (7/29)

AlphaVax Inc.*

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract

A five-year award to support development of a vaccine for HIV

The $16.8M contract comes from the NIAID's Division of AIDS and will support work on the company's ArV system (10/20)

Altea
Therapeutics
Corp.*

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

To evaluate Altea's PassPort delivery system for the delivery of influenza antigens to immune cells near the skin's surface

Scientists will evaluate the use of the system to deliver influenza protein and gene-based antigens to induce, augment and/or broaden the overall protective immune response to influenza viruses of similar or different subtypes (8/25)

Ambion Inc.*

City of Hope National Medical Center and the Beckman Research Institute

Licensing agreement

For technology detailed in a patent application covering technologies for expressing small interfering RNA from PCR products

Ambion gained an exclusive, worldwide research market license for the technology (7/23)

Aphios Corp.*

National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute

Cooperative agreement

To test Aphios' library of molecules from unique marine microorganisms for the prevention or treatment of severe acute respiratory syndrome and other coronavirus infections

Aphios plans to discover and develop anti-SARS and anticoronavirus drugs (9/3)

Avecia
Ltd.*
(UK)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract

To produce 3 million doses of a new recombinant anthrax vaccine

The work continues efforts started in a 2002 award to produce 2,000 doses, and will be done with help from Baxter HealthCare Corp. (9/30)

Bavarian Nordic A/S (Denmark; CSE:BAVA)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract award

To further develop MVA-BN as a smallpox vaccine

Bavarian Nordic can receive up to $23M for developing the vaccine candidate, which is nearing Phase I studies in the U.S.; the award was part B of a two-part program (9/25)

Benitec Ltd. (Australia; ASX:BLT)

Garvan Institute of Medical Research (New South Wales)

Collaboration

To investigate the role of specific genes in Type II diabetes

Benitec will provide Garvan with an increased number of its DNA-directed RNA interference constructs directed against an expanded range of potential drug targets; Benitec retains a first option to commercial rights to any resulting intellectual property and therapies against the gene targets (7/17)

Bioenvision Inc. (AMEX:BIV)

Southern Research Institute

Exclusive option agreement

To manufacture, market and distribute clofarabine, a drug to treat leukemias, in Japan and Southeast Asia

Bioenvision said it is seeking a co-marketing partner to convert the option into a license on terms to be agreed upon between itself and the institute (9/10)

Bioenvision Inc. (AMEX:BIV)

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Research agreement

To continue the development of methylene blue for the treatment of West Nile virus

The compound is in use in parts of Europe, where it is used to inactivate viruses in vitro (8/12)

Cangene Corp.
(Canada; TSE:CNJ)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Research project

For a project to develop monoclonal antibodies to Burkholderia bacteria

Cangene is partnering with Defence R&D Canada and Los Alamos National Laboratory on the project (10/21)

Cangene Corp.
(Canada; TSE:CNJ)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Research and development contract

To develop a hyper-immune specific for the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome

The NIAID will supply plasma and funding for the project; terms were not disclosed (10/17)

Celsion Corp.
(AMEX:CLN)

National Institutes of Health

Licensing agreement

For the right to develop heat-sensitive gene therapy products activated by microwave heat energy

Celsion will owe the government a royalty if it develops a product from the technology (9/16)

Celsion Corp. (AMEX:CLN)

Duke University

Exclusive licensing agreement

For a radiofrequency heating system designed for use with chemotherapeutic drugs for locally advanced breast cancer

The system is being evaluated in a Phase II trial at Duke (8/7)

Cepheid Inc. (CPHD)

FDA

Purchase agreement

For 16 Cepheid Smart Cycler processing blocks to be used with basic Smart Cycler II starter systems

The systems will be used in the food safety testing program (9/8)

Ceregene Inc.*

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Option agreement

For exclusive worldwide rights to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis gene therapy technology belonging to the Salk Institute

Ceregene gained rights to pursue the development and commercialization of the technology (8/8)

Chemical Diversity Labs Inc.*

University of New Mexico

Partnership

For drug discovery

The school will use its algorithms to verify the company's computational focusing of targeted libraries and to select a library of small-molecule compounds for screening as potential ligands for a peptide-activated GPCR (7/17)

CombiMatrix Corp. (CBMX)

Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

Collaboration

To use Combimatrix's chip technology in the area of infectious disease

Institute researchers will use the technolgogy in various areas in infectious disease; terms were not disclosed (10/9)

CombiMatrix Corp. (CBMX)

University of Washington

Collaboration

To develop a micro-array-based test for the diagnosis of lymphoma

CombiMatrix is collaborating with university scientists Daniel Sabath and Stephen Schmechel (9/11)

Commonwealth Biotechnologies Inc.*

ND

Contracts

To develop and validate detection assays in the general area of biodefense

Commonwealth said it signed contracts in October worth $1.5M but could not give details (10/14)

Crucell NV (the Netherlands; CRXL)

New York University

Collaboration

To test Crucell's malaria vaccine in an NYU mouse malaria model

Crucell expects the first results by the end of the year; terms were not disclosed (10/22)

Crucell NV (the Netherlands; CRXL)

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

To evaluate Crucell's vaccine against malaria

The vaccine will be tested by itself and in combination with GSK's malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S; terms were not disclosed (10/22)

CytoGenix Inc. (OTC BB:CYGX)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Research agreement

To study CytoGenix's gene silencing technology against a gene expressed in melanoma cells

The gene expresses a protein that counteracts the effect of some drugs against hard-to-treat cancers; term were not disclosed (10/30)

CytRx Corp. (CYTR)

Massachusetts General Hospital

Research program

To use RNAi gene- silencing technology to develop a drug for ALS

Work is in the area of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; terms were not disclosed (10/9)

CytRx Corp. (CYTR)

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Research program

To use RNAi gene- silencing technology to develop a drug for ALS

CytRx will fund a research program in the area of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (10/8)

Entelos Inc.*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Collaboration

To better understand the breakdown of communication signals in certain immune system cells

The collaboration will study the key intracellular communication hubs of lymphocytes to quantitatively map intracellular pathways that respond to different stimuli and then regulate response by the cells (7/17)

Epigenomics AG* (Germany)

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (UK)

Collaboration

To fund and carry out the first phase of the Human Epigenome Protect

They will identify sites in the human genome at which cytosine bases are modified by DNA methylation, integrate it in the human genome sequence, and then release it to the public (10/7)

Epimmune Inc. (EPMN)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract award

Contract for design and development of prophylactic HIV vaccines

Epimmune will lead a consortium that was awarded up to $16.7M over five years to develop epitope-based vaccines (9/29)

Epimmune Inc. (EPMN)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract

Amended existing contract to include smallpox as target for epitope-based vaccines

The amendment provides about $0.5M to the contract, bringing it to $2.7M; the five-year contract signed in 1999 includes multiple viral targets (9/25)

EraGen Biosciences Inc.*

The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin Inc.

Collaboration

To explore methods to reduce lengthy DNA testing

The collaboration will focus on applications such as blood clotting and bleeding disorders (8/25)

EsbaTech
AG*
(Switzerland)

University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Agreement

For in silico screening of small-molecule libraries

The parties will collaborate to improve screening and de novo drug design to identify and optimize inhibitors of the secretase BACE, an Alzheimer's disease target, as well as other undisclosed EsbaTech targets; the company will retain ownership of compounds identified through the screening, triggering a payment upon commercialization to the university (9/17)

Ganeden Biotech Inc.*

George Mason University

Agreement

To investigate probiotics and immune system therapies that hold promise for U.S. military personnel

The research involves antimicrobial and antifungal applications for the development of health care products that can be used during training and deployment of troops, both as a prophylaxis and a treatment for noncombat-related illnesses (8/6)

GeneCo. Inc.*

San Diego Supercomputing Center

Licensing agreement

For GeneCo.'s MetaCore platform

The center will make MetaCore available to its researchers, as well as researchers at the University of California at San Diego (7/23)

Gene Logic Inc. (GLGC)

FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Agreement

To use Gene Logic's collection of gene expression data from control samples in order to contribute to the evaluation of RNA performance standards for toxicogenomics data

The goal is to help the FDA assess data quality in the genomics portion of new drug submissions, with the aim of improving drug safety and efficacy and streamlining the discovery and development process (8/19)

Genome Explorations Inc.*

Southern Research Institute

Collaboration

To pursue joint development programs in target identification using gene expression profiling

They would co-market individual and combined services (10/27)

Genta Inc. (GNTA)

Carnegie Institution of Washington

Nonexclusive licensing agreement

To a broad patent covering siRNA

Genta was drawn to the patents given their fundamental importance in broadly covering processes for introducing RNA into cells to control gene expression (8/15)

GenVec Inc. (GNVC)

National Cancer Institute

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

GenVec's lead oncology candidate, TNFerade

The NCI will conduct a Phase II trial of TNFerade in rectal cancer; they also will test second-generation TNF inhibitors that target tumors (10/23)

Guava Technologies Inc.*

University of Birmingham (UK)

Research alliance

To explore combining Guava's cell analysis systems with the univer sity's monitoring of cell cultures for apoptosis

The goal is to accelerate the university's work in that area; terms were not disclosed (9/30)

Hemispherx Biopharma Inc. (AMEX:HEB)

Institute for Medical Virology at Johann Wolf- gang Goethe University Hospital (Germany)

Agreement

To test two of Hemispherx's compounds against SARS and cancer

The studies will evaluate the antiviral activity of Ampligen and Alferon (8/11)

ImmuneRegen BioSciences Inc. (subsidiary of GPN Network Inc.; OTC BB:GPNW)

Department of Defense

Expanded collaboration

For a research study on the effects of Homspera on tested mice after exposure to fatal doses of radiation

ImmuneRegen will conduct a study with an increased sample size of 16 mice and a reduced number of control mice to four (7/16)

Immuno-Designed Molecules SA* (France)

European Union

Research project

To develop a celluar vaccine from dendritic cells for prostate cancer

IDM will work on the project, which gained 12M in funding, with the Children's Cancer Institute in Austria, Etna Biotech, the Instituteo Superiore di Sanita, the Peter McCallum Cancer Institute and the University of Regensburg (10/16)

Interleukin Genetics Inc. (ILGN)

University of California at San Francisco

Collaboration

To understand the role of inflammation genetics in osteoporosis

The program is expected to use functional genetic approaches to determine how interleukin-1 genetic variations alter inflammation in the spine leading to vertebral fractures (9/8)

Large Scale Biology Corp. (LSBC)

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Research and development agreement

To apply LSBC's DNA shuffling and molecular evolution technologies to improve agents directed against biowarfare

The work involves LSBC's Genetic Reassortment by Mismatch Resolution technology; terms were not disclosed (10/21)

MediGene AG (Germany; FSE:MDG)

University of Chicago

Licensing agreement

MediGene licensed worldwide rights to drug candidates and technology in the area of using oncolytic herpes simplex viruses in treating cancer

MediGene exercised its option to acquire the exclusive rights; terms were not disclosed (10/15)**

Meridian Bioscience Inc. (VIVO)

National Institutes of Health

Contract

Meridian got a contract to manufacture clinical-grade recombinant protein Parvovirus B19 vaccine

The contract was valued at $1.4M and entails production of product for Phase I trials (10/6)

Nanogen Inc. (NGEN)

Institute Pasteur (France)

Licensing agreement

Patent rights relating to detection of mutations in the GJB2 gene for diagnosis of hereditary deafness

Nanogen got exclusive rights in Europe; terms were not disclosed (10/28)

Nanosphere Inc.*

Northwestern University

Licensing agreement

Nanosphere acquired rights to nanoparticle technology for protein biomarkers

A nanosphere co-founder invented the technology at Northwestern; terms were not disclosed (10/8)

NaPro BioTherapeutics Inc. (NPRO)

North Dakota State University

Research agreement

For the application of NaPro's non-transgenic gene editing technology in durum wheat

NaPro will apply its gene editing technology to make single-base pair conversions in the plant genes with the goal of developing improved crop traits (7/23)

Novavax Inc. (NVAX)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract award

Contract for design and development of a new class of HIV vaccine candidates

Novavax, as the lead contractor of the award, could receive $16M over five years (9/29)

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (Canada; TSE:OSC)

National Cancer Institute

Collaborative agreement

To study Reolysin in a range of cancers

The NCI approved the drug for collaborative development; the parties will decide on plans for clinical trials (10/29)

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (Canada; TSE:OSC) (Spain)

Institut Catala d-Oncologia are selective for Rasmediated cancers

Research collaboration

To develop modified adenoviruses that

Further details were not disclosed (7/30)

Orchid BioSciences Inc. (ORCH)

London's Metropolitan Police Service

Contract

To provide scene-of- crime forensic DNA testing services

The three-year contract is extendable for an additional two years (9/4)

Orchid BioSciences Inc. (ORCH)

Houston Police Department

Contract

To conduct forensic DNA analysis for new cases as well as retesting for prior cases

The contract was awarded to Orchid's Cellmark unit (8/4)

Orchid BioSciences Inc. (ORCH)

Norway government

Contract

To provide DNA testing services to confirm the identity of individuals immigrating to Norway

The 18-month contract follows Orchid's extendable three-year contract award from the UK government signed last year to provide DNA relationship-testing services to that country's visa department (7/16)

Orion Genomics LLC*

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Agreement

For Cold Spring to use Orion's GeneThresher sorghum sequences to annotate the genomes of rice and other grasses for the public domain

The parties plan to release a second annotation of rice genomes early next year (9/16)

Panacea Pharmaceuticals Inc.*

Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard University

Agreement

Granting the company exclusive, worldwide rights to develop and commercialize diagnostic and therapeutic products based on a patented cancer target

Financial terms were not disclosed (9/15)

Panacea Pharmaceuticals Inc.*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Extended and expanded collaboration

To develop all human, ultra-affinity, single- chain antibodies for Panacea's HAAH oncology program

The original agreement was signed in December 2000; the company will continue to fund research activities at MIT up to an additional three years and has an option for exclusive worldwide commercialization rights to resulting antibodies (9/10)

Paradigm Genetics Inc. (PDGM)

University of North Carolina

Research collaboration

To identify biomarkers indicative of choline deficiency

UNC will provide samples to Paradigm, which will analyze them to identify pathways and mechanisms involved (9/30)

ParAllele BioScience*

Baylor College of Medicine

Research collaboration

To discover the genetic basis of a specific class of congenital heart abnormalities that affects infants and children and might also increase the risk of heart valve and artery disease in the elderly

ParAllele will use its single nu- cleotide polymorphism genotyping technology to scan candidate genes to uncover genetic mutations that might lead to the occurrence of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (7/29)

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PPHM)

Keck School of Medicine

Agreement

To conduct research on the use of Peregrine's Tumo Necrosis Therapy for immunotherapy for lung cancer

Keck received a $464,000 grant from the Philip Morris External Research Program to be used for the project (9/9)

Pieris Proteolab AG* (Germany)

Technical University of Munich (Germany)

Alliance

To conduct further research into lipocalins and anticalins

Future inventions will either be licensed exclusively to Pieris or in some cases assigned to Pieris; the university will receive research support, milestone payments and royalties (7/24)

Primagen Holding BV* (the Netherlands) technology developed by the university

University of British Columbia (Canada)

Licensing agreement

To commercialize the mitochondrial DNA detection and toxicity

Financial terms were not disclosed (9/9)

Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PGNX)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract award

Five-year contract for preclinical research development and early clinical testing of a vaccine to prevent HIV

Progenics could get up to $28.6M over five years under the contract that is subject to the achievement of milestones (9/29)

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (Canada; TSE:PLI)

National Research Council's Biotechnology Research Institute (Canada)

Strategic alliance

For production and bio- purification of therapeutic proteins

The entities will split any revenues and royalties from the joint venture (9/29)

Regulome Corp.*

National Human Genome Research Institute

Agreement

Regulome, along with University of Washington researchers, will locate and analyze genetic sequences

Regulome is being paid $5.3M under the deal related to the ENCODE project; if successful, work will continue to the entire genome (10/9)

Resverlogix
Corp.
(Canada TSE:RVX)

University of Calgary

Agreement

For Resverlogix to acquire a preclinical cancer therapeutic from the co-discoverers of the technology

Resverlogix paid C$100,000 (US$71,400) in cash, granted a 10% royalty on future license fees for a five-year period, and issued 2M Series A preferred shares in the transaction (8/19)

Rubicon Genomics Inc.*

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (UK)

Agreement

To amplify DNA for genetic studies of obesity and Type II diabetes

The institute chose Rubicon's OmniPlex Whole Genome Amplification technology to amplify DNA from 5,000 subjects participating in studies of obesity and Type II diabetes (8/6)

Sagres Discovery Inc.*

Genome Institute of Singapore

Research collaboration

To determine the global effects of gene mutation in certain cancers and to discover networks of gene expression patterns in such cancers

The institute will apply its expression profiling technologies and bioinformatics tools to characterize a collection of Sagres' provirus-tagged mouse tumors; Sagres will retain an option to exclusive rights to genes and pathways identified during the collaboration, with commercial terms to be agreed on separately; the institute will retain the right to use such results for its noncommercial research and development (9/16)

Samaritan Innovative Science Foundation (arm of Samaritan Pharmaceuticals Inc.; OTC BB:SPHC)

A Harvest Biotech Foundation (Africa)

Collaboration

To provide free drugs to children with AIDS in Africa

Samaritan's HIV drug proved promising, safe and effective through proof-of-concept Phase II trials (9/12)

Sirna Therapeutics Inc. (RNAI)

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Licensing agreement

For the university's undivided interest in RNA interference IP

UMMS will receive licensing fees in cash and common stock, and potential milestones; the school also would receive royalties, and the parties will share revenues generated from the sublicensing of the patent (9/9)

Surromed Inc.*

National Heart Blood and Lung Institute

Contract award

To apply biological marker technology to samples of patients with in-stent restenosis

Surromed was awarded a contract to perform proteomic and metabolic profiling; the NIH will do gene expression analysis of the same samples (10/29)

Surromed Inc.*

Comprehensive Care Center at Wake Forest University

Collaboration

To collect and analyze clinical samples in prostate and renal cell cancer

Surromed said the deal marks a step in its program to develop cancer diagnostics; terms were not disclosed (10/15)

TaiGen Biotechnology Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)

Executive Yuan (China)

Research agreement

To discover and develop drugs that target the coronavirus that causes SARS

TaiGen is receiving US$890,000 to cover half the first-year cost of the program that could last six years; TaiGen is working with various research groups in the effort (10/22)

Theratopis (France)

Robarts Research Institute (Canada)

Research collaboration

To identify cytoprotective molecules that inhibit apoptosis

Theratopis has worldwide rights to any resulting products; terms were not disclosed (10/15)**

Tm Bioscience Corp. (Canada; TSE: TMC)

Mayo Foundation

Purchase agreement

For Tm's Tag-It P450-2D6 drug metabolism test

Tm said the test would be used by Mayo Medical Laboratories, which provides lab testing and interpretive services for Mayo and other worldwide medical centers and hospitals (9/17)

TransForm Pharmaceuticals Inc.*

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contract

To develop a prototype system for the discovery of methods and compositions to control in vitro cell differentiation

The system will enable micro- array based screening of com- plex mixtures that control and promote cell growth and differentiation (7/17)

VaxGen Inc. (VXGN)

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Licensing agreement

Vaxgen received exclusive worldwide rights to a recombinant anthrax vaccine based on USAMRIID technology

Vaxgen will pay various fees for rights as well as milestones and royalties; it has been using the technology under a deal entered in 2002 (10/13)

VaxGen Inc. (VXGN)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contract

To support development of VaxGen's anthrax can- didate, rPA102

The three-year grant is intended to fund animal and Phase II studies, scale-up and validation, and production of 3 million doses (9/30)

VaxGen Inc. (VXGN)

Health Protection Agency for England and Wales (UK)

Agreement

To negotiate terms under which VaxGen would license UK rights to, and transfer technology for, its recombinant anthrax vaccine candidate to HPA

The agreement would give HPA the right to manufacture the vaccine in the UK and possibly other territories (9/4)

Vical Inc. (VICL)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

For development and preclinical evaluation of DNA vaccines against West Nile virus

The CRADA, from the NAIAD's Vaccine Research Center, includes an option for Vical to secure rights to resulting technology (10/20)

Vical Inc. (VICL)

Vaccine Research Center of the NIAID

Manufacturing contract

DNA vaccine against SARS

Vical was granted a contract to manufacture clinical-grade supplies (10/13)

Wilex AG* (Germany)

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Agreement

To develop Wilex's WX- UK1 for the antimeta-static treatment of advanced breast cancer patients at Fox Chase

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded a $3.9M grant for the project (9/4)

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Inc..* (Israel)

Stanford University

Licensing agreement

For rights to a series of neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies to hepatitis C

XTL licensed exclusive rights except in China in return for milestone and royalty obligations (10/13)


Notes:

This chart does not include grant agreements (unless they also are part of a larger collaboration) or agreements between biotech companies and clinical trial centers.

* Denotes privately held company.

** Denotes date item ran in BioWorld International.

@ Some institutions listed have for-profit components. They are located in the U.S. unless otherwise noted.

Unless otherwise noted, shares are traded on the Nasdaq exchange.

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