Yissum Licenses Nano Drug-Delivery Tech to Italian Corporate Venture Firm Z-Cube for Pain Rxs | GenomeWeb

Yissum, the technology-transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Z-Cube, the corporate venture arm of Italian pharmaceutical firm Zambon, said this week that they have signed an agreement to develop and commercialize a nanotechnology drug-delivery system for treating pain.

The technology is the latest to emerge from the laboratory of Hebrew University researcher Elka Touitou, whose drug-delivery research has previously served as the basis for two startup companies.

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