SPOTLIGHT: Gladstone inks Merck pact


The J. David Gladstone Institutes announced it will receive $3.25 million up front and unspecified milestone payments from Merck after signing a collaboration and licensing pact for the research and development of drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, that are linked to apoE-regulated mechanisms in the body. The institute also gains new research funds. Release

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