Summary: Genmab Signs Asset Exchange Agreement
COPENHAGEN, September 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today the execution of an asset exchange agreement with Medarex, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Genmab will receive full rights to HuMax-Inflam(TM)/MDX-018, which targets IL-8, and Medarex will receive full rights to multiple disease programs in oncology. Genmab and Medarex will release to each other all previously held economic interests in the assets exchanged.
"Genmab will now hold all the rights to the HuMax-Inflam antibody which we have developed in cooperation with Medarex and hope to move the product into further clinical studies soon," said Lisa N. Drakeman, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Genmab.
About Genmab A/S
Genmab is a leading international biotechnology company focused on developing fully human antibody therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Using unique, cutting-edge antibody technology, Genmab's world class discovery and development teams have created and developed an extensive pipeline of products for potential treatment of a variety of diseases including cancer and autoimmune disorders. As Genmab advances towards a commercial future, we remain committed to our primary goal of improving the lives of patients who are in urgent need of new treatment options. For more information on Genmab's products and technology, visit http://www.genmab.com.
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