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Evotec and UCB enter into sign multi-year CNS pharmacology agreement.

M2 EQUITYBITES-October 21, 2016-Evotec and UCB enter into sign multi-year CNS pharmacology agreement


Evotec AG (FRA:EVT), a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company, announced on Thursday a collaboration with UCB to provide a broad range of in vitro pharmacology services.

Under the terms of the three-year agreement, financial details of which were not disclosed, Evotec will support UCB's in vitro pharmacology team in drug discovery projects across multiple target classes, particularly in the CNS space.

Reportedly, key activities of this collaboration will include assay development, compound profiling and mechanistic studies and will provide UCB with access to key Evotec expertise in the field of in vitro pharmacology and electrophysiology.

UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of small molecules and antibody based therapies for the treatment of severe immune-mediated diseases and central nervous system disorders.

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