Evotec extends Huntington's collaboration; Cellerant lands $47.5M BARDA contract; Mimetogen touts dry eye syndrome trial data;

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Germany's Evotec AG has extended its collaboration with the CHDI Foundation, gaining funding for 52 scientists working on Huntington's disease. Release

San Carlos, CA-based Cellerant Therapeutics has been awarded $47.5 million under a second option exercised by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. The money will be earmarked for CLT-008, a cell-based therapy for hematopoietic sub-syndrome of Acute Radiation Syndrome. Release

Montreal-based Mimetogen Pharmaceuticals says it garnered positive top line data from its second clinical study with MIM-D3, its lead drug for the treatment of dry eye syndrome. Release

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