Axaron Moving from Gene Expression to Focus On Stroke Research and Path to Drug Discovery | GenomeWeb

Axaron Bioscience of Heidelberg, Germany, is morphing from a gene expression service provider into a drug discovery company, and is focusing its efforts on neural regeneration.

While the company — started as a joint venture between Lynx Therapeutics and BASF in 1997 — currently still provides gene expression analysis services using its Axaminer and iGentifier technologies, it is placing increasing emphasis on developing drugs to treat neurogenerative disorders, initially stroke.

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