WALTHAM, Mass. April 24, 2018 – Small molecule drug discovery specialist X-Chem, Inc. (XChem) today announced that its spin-out company X-Biotix Therapeutics, Inc. (X-Biotix) has secured $7 million in a Series A financing from a group of private investors. X-Biotix, launched in 2017 out of X-Chem by Ramani Varanasi, Ph.D. and faculty members in the […]
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X-Chem, Inc. today announced the appointment of Christelle Huguet, Ph.D. as Chief Scientific Officer, along with an executive leadership appointment for Matthew Clark, Ph.D. as Senior Vice President, Chemistry.
Small molecule drug discovery specialist XChem, Inc. today announced that AbbVie has exercised options to license two discovery programs. Under the terms of the parties’ 2016 multi-target research collaboration, AbbVie had an option to an exclusive license to the programs, each of which comprises multiple novel, cell-active modulators of two historically challenging targets in oncology […]
Agonists and Antagonists of Protease-Activated Receptor 2 Discovered within a DNA-Encoded Chemical Library Using Mutational Stabilization of the Target
WALTHAM, Mass. – January 17, 2018 – Small molecule discovery specialist X-Chem, Inc. today announced a significant expansion of their existing global drug discovery collaboration with the global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
X-Chem, Inc. announces that it has licensed its 40th drug discovery program to an undisclosed large Pharma partner, granting exclusive rights to novel small molecules that interact with the partner’s therapeutic target of interest.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and X-Chem, Inc. (X-Chem) announce that they have signed a collaborative research agreement to advance the discovery process for new Otsuka drug compounds.
(XChem), and Abilita Bio, Inc. (Abilita), both privately held biotechnology companies, announce today a joint research collaboration that will leverage the synergy between each company’s platform technology to enable the discovery of novel modulators of high-value G-protein coupled receptors (GPCR) and ion channel targets.
WALTHAM, Mass. – November 28, 2017 – X-Chem, Inc. (X-Chem), a privately held biotechnology company applying its innovative drug discovery platform to the generation of novel small molecule therapeutics, announced today a drug discovery partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Gilead). Under the terms of the agreement, XChem will screen its proprietary DEXTM libraries, which contain […]
X-Chem, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company with a proprietary and innovative platform to generate small molecule therapeutics, today announced the award of a DOD CDMRP research grant entitled “Chemigenomic Drug Discovery for Tuberculosis.” The grant was awarded to a research consortium led by Eric Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., Irene Heinz professor of Immunology and Infectious […]