Pharmaceutical Outsourcing GVK Bio to Research Molecules for Endo Pharmaceuticals
GVK Biosciences (GVK Bio) has entered into a collaboration agreement with US based Endo Pharmaceuticals focused on discovering novel small molecules targeting an exciting protein. Under this agreement GVK Bio will use its discovery expertise to deliver a clinical candidate and Endo will develop and commercialize the product arising out of this collaboration.
Hyderabad: The collaboration arose out of a newly launched concept at GVK BIO named Early Discovery Assets (EDA). Manni Kantipudi, CEO of GVK Bio commented, “We are delighted to partner with Endo as it continues to build its discovery pipeline through external collaborations. This collaboration also confirms the value of our differentiated EDATMconcept, conceived to collaborate with pharmaceutical partners on discovery projects, from target to clinical candidates.”
Dr. Sandeep Gupta, Endo’s Senior Vice President of Drug Discovery and Early Development stated “We are pleased to initiate this discovery collaboration with GVK BIO. With their world class infrastructure and an experienced scientific team, I have no doubt that they will execute on the program goals and add to our portfolio of development candidates that provide novel treatment options for the patients”.