Evotec advancing first-in-class therapies via Almirall collab

By Melissa Fassbender contact

- Last updated on GMT

(Image: Getty/daizuoxin)
(Image: Getty/daizuoxin)

Related tags: Evotec, Drug discovery, Preclinical services, Dermatology

Evotec and Almirall are using a novel approach to disrupt cell signaling to discover and develop first-in-class therapeutics targeting dermatology diseases.

According to Evotec, the research collaboration – which combines Evotec's drug discovery and preclinical development platforms with Almirall's dermatology disease expertise – is expected to deliver highly potent and durable treatments for diseases such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Almirall is a skin-health focused global pharmaceutical company. Per the agreement terms, Evotec will receive research funding and may be eligible to receive discovery, preclinical, clinical, and sales milestone payments, in addition to tiered royalties.

Dr Cord Dohrmann, Chief Scientific Officer of Evotec, said the goal is to “jointly address highly validated targets via a new approach that has the potential to deliver superior first-in-class drug products.”

“This platform enables disruption of cell signaling via a new approach that has been identified and developed by Evotec scientists in Toulouse and is expected to deliver many more drug discovery opportunities,”​ he said in the press release.

Related topics: Preclinical Research, Preclinical

Related news

Show more

Related products

show more

QPS: Global Custom-Built Research Services

QPS: Global Custom-Built Research Services

QPS | 16-Dec-2019 | Product Brochure

Performing complex studies in special populations with remarkable agility. Clinical research just got better with QPS’ Custom-Built Research Services....

Validating The Simoa Technology

Validating The Simoa Technology

Frontage Laboratories | 01-Oct-2019 | Technical / White Paper

Frontage is the first and only laboratory to validate Quanterix’ Simoa HD1 Analyzer for performing immunoassays. Most of the advanced instruments used...

Related suppliers

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars