14 February 2019 | News
Collaboration aimed at discovery of small molecule inhibitors targeting neurological disorders
Jubilant Biosys, a Bengaluru-based subsidiary of Jubilant Life Sciences has announced a new integrated drug discovery collaboration with Sanofi in the CNS therapeutic area.
The first collaboration with Sanofi started in 2016, to discover and develop small molecule inhibitors for multiple targets in the metabolic disorders therapeutic area.
Marcel Velterop, President – Jubilant Drug Discovery Services and CDMO, said: “We are delighted and privileged to have been selected again by a major pharmaceutical company such as Sanofi to help bring new innovation to the clinic. This achievement is a testimony to the high quality science and capability which Jubilant has built over the past decade. It fits well with our growth strategy and we are committed to expand our world class integrated drug discovery capabilities.”
Rita Balice-Gordon, Global Head of Rare and Neurologic Diseases Therapeutic Area, said: “We are looking forward to collaborating further with Jubilant. This new collaboration demonstrates Sanofi’s commitment to working to discover new medicines that target neurological diseases with high unmet need around the globe.”
The new research collaboration is aimed at discovering therapeutic small molecules that will address unmet needs in neurological diseases. Jubilant Biosys shall provide Sanofi drug discovery services utilizing its integrated drug discovery platform to identify lead candidates.