Genentech Signs a Research and License Agreement with Sosei Heptares to Develop GPCR Modulating Therapies

Genentech Signs a Research and License Agreement with Sosei Heptares to Develop GPCR Modulating Therapies

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  • Sosei Heptares to receive $26M as up front and near-term payment, up to $1B as research, development and commercialization milestones and royalties on sales. Genentech to get exclusive WW rights to develop & commercialize therapies for each novel target
  •  The focus of the agreement is to combine Sosei Heptares’ GPCR-focused structure-based drug design capabilities with Genentech’s discovery, development and therapeutic area expertise directed for developing multiple GPCR targets nominated by Genentech
  • Sosei Heptares’ StaR technology forms the backbone of integrated SBDD platform unlocking GPCRs through an advanced understanding of their structure and delivers therapies across multiple therapeutic areas including CNS, immuno-oncology, gastroenterology & inflammation

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