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AZ agrees cancer alliance with Immunocore

Medimmune subsidiary will work with biotech on encouraging patient's immune system to tackle tumours

AstraZeneca's Medimmune subsidiary announced a collaboration this morning with UK company Immunocore that will focus on the development of cancer therapeutics.

The two companies will work on new drug based on Immunocore's Immune Mobilising Monoclonal T-Cell Receptor against Cancer (ImmTAC) technology, which encourages a patient's own immune system to tackle tumours.

The deal potentially covers a number of targets, with AZ offering an upfront fee of $20m and up to $300m in development and milestone payments per programme, plus royalties if any of the therapies reach the market.

Immunocore also has collaborations in place with GlaxoSmithKline and Roche/Genentech, as well as its own melanoma therapy in phase II testing.

Article by
Phil Taylor

9th January 2014

From: Research

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