Belgian biotech startup Remynd this week said it has licensed its yeast cell-based genotoxicity screening system to drug-discovery firm Galapagos, also located in Belgium, which will use the assay technology in its internal early-stage drug-development programs.
Remynd, a 2002 spin-off from the University of Leuven, hopes that the non-exclusive deal attracts more customers for the assay technology as the company nurtures its own internal drug-discovery programs in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

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