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Atugen Strikes Contract Research Deal with Eisai Subsidiary

NEW YORK, July 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Atugen said this week that it has signed a contract research agreement with Eisai London Research Laboratories, a subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Eisai.


Under the deal, Atugen will use its gene-silencing technologies to validate and optimize undisclosed drug targets provided by Eisai. Additional terms, including the financials, were not disclosed.


This is Atugen's second research agreement this year with a Japanese pharmaceutical company. The company also announced a multi-year agreement with Sankyo on May 17.

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