Xenon and Genentech Ink Rx, Companion Dx Collaboration and License Pact | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canadian drug discovery firm Xenon said this week that it will collaborate with Genentech to discover and develop compounds and companion diagnostics for treating pain.

The pact could bring Burnaby, BC-based Xenon up to $646 million in total payments.

The agreement gives Genentech a non-exclusive license to develop and commercialize diagnostics developed under the collaboration and an exclusive license to compounds, Xenon said.

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