NEW YORK, Feb. 26 – Xerion Pharmaceuticals has acquired exclusive rights to cancer targets identified by a Tufts University scientist, the company said today.

The Martinsried, Germany-based firm, in a statement, said it will use the targets to create therapeutic antibodies. The targets were identified in the lab of Daniel Jay, a professor of physiology at Tufts.

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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