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Jun 18, 2007

Ablynx Reaches Milestone with Proctor & Gamble

  • Ablynx reached a second milestone in its collaboration with Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&GP). The company discovered novel Nanobodies® against a second target for possible new treatments in the musculoskeletal area. The first milestone was achieved in December 2006.

    As part of this on-going collaboration Ablynx is responsible for discovering nanobodies that meet an agreed product profile. P&GP is responsible for the pre-clinical and clinical development of Nanobodies®, as well as the commercialization of any resulting drug products.



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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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