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September 4, 2019

Maruho and X-Chem Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 4, 2019 – X-Chem, Inc. (X-Chem), a privately held biotechnology company focused on applying its next-generation, industry-leading DNA-Encoded library (DEXTM) drug discovery platform to the generation of novel small molecule therapeutics, announced today a drug discovery partnership with Maruho Co., Ltd. (Maruho) to discover lead compounds for novel and challenging targets […]

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January 4, 2019

X-Chem and Vertex Expand Existing Partnership

WALTHAM, Mass. – January 4, 2019 – X-Chem, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused on applying its industry-leading DNA-encoded (DEX™) drug discovery engine to the generation of novel small molecule therapeutics, today announced the expansion of its collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX).

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December 19, 2018

X-Chem Enters Strategic Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb

WALTHAM, Mass. – December 18, 2018 – X-Chem, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused on applying its industry-leading DNA-encoded (DEX™) library drug discovery engine to the generation of novel small molecule therapeutics, today announced the signing of a broad strategic drug discovery collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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December 12, 2018

Almirall and X-Chem Announce Dermatology-Focused Drug Discovery Collaboration

WALTHAM, Mass. – December 12, 2018 – 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 Almirall, S.A. (Almirall) to discover lead compounds for innovative and challenging targets with dermatology applications.

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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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