Drug discovery deal for Nottingham’s Sygnature Discovery

Drug discovery deal for Nottingham’s Sygnature Discovery
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Nottingham-based Sygnature Discovery has struck a multi-target drug discovery deal with Oxford’s Sitryx Therapeutics.

Simon Hirst, Sygnature’s CEO and Founder, said: “We are pleased to have been selected by Sitryx to support their ground-breaking research efforts to develop disease-modifying therapeutics across multiple biological targets in immuno-oncology and immuno-inflammation.

“Our considerable in-house knowledge of immuno-oncology and immunology discovery will enable us to efficiently navigate these complex areas of biology to support the identification and optimisation of novel and selective small molecules while developing a deep understanding of their mode-of-action.”

Neil Weir, Sitryx’s CEO, added: “Sygnature Discovery has an established reputation as a provider of premium integrated drug discovery and pre-clinical services and the Sitryx team has an extensive track record of success in the discovery and development of novel drugs.

“We will combine our considerable know-how and expertise to deliver new, highly-effective disease-modifying therapeutics in immuno-oncology and immuno-inflammation.”