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Updated: Nov 17 2011

Igen Biotech

  • Igen Biotech
  • C/Gustavo Fernandez Balbuena nº 11
  • Madrid, 28002
  • SPAIN

IGEN Biotech is a privately-held company based in Madrid, Spain, focused on innovative R&D in the field of biotechnology. Since its establishment in 2008, IGEN has collaborated with well-respected reference R&D centres in Europe, to develop a broad line of high-value products and services in its portfolio.

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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