National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) and Taivex Therapeutics Corp (Jiayi) have signed the technology transfer agreement in September, 2021. Taivex has granted the exclusive rights of the small molecule Mertansine conjugate, DBPR186, with global patents.
Phospholipid phosphatidylserine (PS), abundant on the external surfaces of cancer cells, is an established target molecule for cancer therapy. DBPR186 is a developmental drug candidate for delivering therapeutic agent, DM-1, that associates with PS.
Taivex Therapeutics Corp., founded in 2010, focuses on the development of novel, niche, and targeted anti-cancer drugs. For more information, please visit http://www.taivex.com/en/index.html
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