NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Japanese pharmaceutical firm Sanwa Kagaku Kenkyusho has licensed VistaGen Therapeutics’ embryonic stem cell-based assay systems for use in diabetes drug development, VistaGen said today.
 
Under the terms of the license agreement, Sanwa will use three of VistaGen’s customized beta-islet differentiation assay systems to identify and screen new small-molecule drug candidates to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
 

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