Therapeutic Antibody Group starts

The Therapeutic Antibody Group (TAG) will comprise former AERES scientists. As part of MRCT’s evolving strategy of adding significant value to key MRC intellectual property assets, TAG will collaborate with MRC scientists to translate innovative drug targets into potent and selective therapeutic antibody candidates which can then be partnered with industry for progression into pre-clinical and clinical studies.

MRC to receive over USD200m

The Medical Research Council is to receive over US$200m as part of one of the biggest deals to come out of breakthroughs by British scientists. It involves a drug created using patented technology derived from research at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge and The Scripps Research Institute in California.