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June 29, 2018

X-Chem Announces Licensing of 50th Drug Discovery Program

WALTHAM, Mass. – July 26, 2018 – X-Chem, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused on applying its industry-leading DNA-encoded (DEXTM) library drug discovery engine to the generation of novel small molecule therapeutics, today announced that it has licensed its 10th drug discovery program to date in 2018, bringing the total number of licensed programs […]

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April 24, 2018

X-Chem spin-off X-Biotix Therapeutics Completes $7 million Series A Financing

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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March 13, 2018

X-Chem Announces Licensing of Two Discovery Programs to AbbVie

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 […]

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December 13, 2017

X-Chem and Abilita Bio Announce a Joint Research Collaboration

(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.

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November 28, 2017

X-Chem and Gilead Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

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 […]

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