Navigation Links
Oncobiologics, Inc. Announces a Collaboration Agreement with XOMA Corporation to Utilize XOMA's Fully Human Antibody Libraries for Their Discovery Platform
Date:7/30/2012

CRANBURY, N.J., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncobiologics, Inc. announced today a collaboration agreement with XOMA Corporation to develop novel biotherapeutics based on engineering single-chain variable fragments (scFv) into a bi-specific antibody scaffold. Through the partnership, Oncobiologics will utilize XOMA's ADAPT™ fully human antibody technology platform as a key component of its drug discovery program. Oncobiologics has selected clinically validated targets that will be used in the development of its bi-specific antibody platform targeting three therapeutic areas: Oncology, Immuno-Oncology and Immunology.

Under the agreement, Oncobiologics will gain access to XOMA's highly diverse library of scFv antibodies and associated patent estate, and will utilize XOMA's know-how and proven software tools as it advances its own candidates for treating cancer and immune diseases. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Pankaj Mohan, Ph.D., Founder & CEO of Oncobiologics, commented, "We are very excited to partner with XOMA to advance our discovery pipeline. Their proven technology represents an important asset to support our strategy to deliver improved efficacy and safety in our drug candidates. Access to this technology is a key differentiator for the bi-specific mAb candidates in our pipeline and we believe this creates significant value for our programs."

Joseph Bertino, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Head of Oncobiologics' Scientific Advisory Board, added, "Fully human single chain antibodies in a bi-specific format offer promising opportunities for a new class of biotherapeutics designed to enhance efficacy and safety. Bringing together these capabilities with Oncobiologics' platform creates an exciting pathway for enhancing oncology treatment."

About Oncobiologics, Inc.

Headquartered in Cranbury, N.J., Oncobiologics is a biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of nex
'/>"/>

SOURCE Oncobiologics, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. MiMedx Group Announces Record Second Quarter Results
2. Verenium Announces EPA Authorization To Market Its Next-Generation Enzyme Breaker For Hydraulic Fracturing
3. PhoenixSongs Biologicals, Inc. Announces Enhanced Neural Lineage-specific Cell Culture Media Products Release
4. Leading India-USA based CRO Announces Data Management/EDC, Medical Writing Milestone
5. IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results
6. Amgen Announces 2012 Third Quarter Dividend
7. Merck Company Foundation Announces HIV Care Collaborative with Atlanta, Houston and Philadelphia Health Departments
8. Critical Process Filtration Announces New Website and Expanded Literature Library
9. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call and Webcast
10. Neogen Corporation Announces Year-End Results Conference Call
11. Convergence Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of Phase I for CNV2197944 and Plans Phase II Studies in Neuropathic Pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 On January, 14, ... Baltimore and Washington D.C. science community to the UMBC ... event, sponsored by the Protein Society, will take place ... Center, Room 312. Through discussion, presentations and workshops, ... importance of proteins, their role in the industry and ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology ... innovation centers, announced today that applications for AccelerateBaltimore™ ... 1st. “Do you have a big idea?,” asked ... to know about it. AccelerateBaltimore helps you and ... in just 13 weeks.” Interested game changers ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... NC (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 PMG ... Advisory Board. PMG Research is a network of sites that ... access to over 2 million patient lives through its partnerships ... is comprised of 11 hub site locations in the Southeastern ... The first term of the board will be ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014 Whitehouse Laboratories is ... the Morris County (New Jersey) Chamber of Commerce ... leading business organization in the North Jersey area, ... engage some key clients in the pharmaceutical and ... geographic area. Membership enables Whitehouse Laboratories a higher ...
Breaking Biology Technology:AccelerateBaltimore Applications to Close in 6 Days 2AccelerateBaltimore Applications to Close in 6 Days 3PMG Research Names Medical Advisory Board 2PMG Research Names Medical Advisory Board 3Whitehouse Laboratories Joins Morris County Chamber of Commerce 2Whitehouse Laboratories Joins Morris County Chamber of Commerce 3
... instrumentation to academic, biotech and pharmaceutical research laboratories, today announced ... local community and the environment. , ... ... Scientific, the premier provider of laboratory supplies and ...
... have discovered that freshwater algae can form stable groupings ... together only by the fluid flows they create. ... Physical Review Letters . , , The researchers studied ... cells arranged on the surface of a spherical matrix ...
... a spell on local middle and high school students, ... that will harness the magical draw of the Harry ... classrooms. , Funded by a nearly $3 million grant ... and NanoSciences initiative will pair teachers from the Houston, ...
Cached Biology Technology:E&K Scientific Announces New Accuflow Product Line 2E&K Scientific Announces New Accuflow Product Line 3Scientists discover 'dancing' algae 2UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools 2UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools 3
(Date:11/5/2014)... diversity in their ability to identify scents and odors. ... their perceptual evaluation of odors, with women outperforming men ... Sex differences in olfactory detection may play a role ... one,s perception of smell, which is naturally linked to ... been suggested to be cognitive or emotional, rather than ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... of death at the right time might actually help ... that could help in understanding animal populations, pest control ... paper in the journal Trends in Ecology and ... conclude that the kind of positive population effect an ... mortality, depends on the size and developmental stage of ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... 4, 2014) — Think about the way our bodies ... neighboring cells know that they are supposed to become ... these tissues find the correct place and alignment? Researchers ... crucial questions. , In a new study, UM researchers ... with their surrounding neighbors, at the head-trunk region. Their ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The female nose always knows: Do women have more olfactory neurons? 2When less is more: Death in moderation boosts population density in nature 2The inside story: How the brain and skull stay together 2
... Embargoed by the journal Nature Structural and Molecular ... Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have shed new ... off in response to a cell,s energy needs. ... of the journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology shows ...
... of approximately one hundred billion nerve cells. Each of these ... brain,s development in order to form a fully functional organism. ... grow and which cells to contact? Scientists of the Max ... growing nerve cells realise when they,ve reached their target area ...
... RIVERSIDE, Calif. A team of scientists at the University ... project that, if successful, will provide valuable genetic resources capable ... world. The three-year project, funded by a $1 million ... this month. Led by Susan R. Wessler , ...
Cached Biology News:Scripps Research study sheds light on RNA 'on/off switches' 2Scripps Research study sheds light on RNA 'on/off switches' 3Scripps Research study sheds light on RNA 'on/off switches' 4Partnership of genes affects the brain's development 2UCR scientists to explore new genetic tools in mosquito research: Transposable elements 2UCR scientists to explore new genetic tools in mosquito research: Transposable elements 3UCR scientists to explore new genetic tools in mosquito research: Transposable elements 4
... Immunogen: synthetic peptide corresponding to the third ... dopamine receptor, conjugated to KLH. The immunizing ... and mouse gene. Physical form: Solution ... 0.01% sodium azide. Titertest method: IHC ...
... PCR Workstation brings together UV irradiation ... dual-attack environment against PCR contamination! Quickly ... Maintain a clean environment with antimicrobial ... and reagents within minutes with built-in 30-minute ...
... Recombinant Enterokinase (rEK) is a highly ... bovine enterokinase, a serine protease which recognizes ... enzyme (AspAspAspAspLys?) and has similar enzymatic activity ... coli and purified to yield the highest ...
... benefits of a Hybridizer and UV Crosslinker (254nm ... , This unique, new design for ... at one location , Hybridizer and Crosslinker ... other , The Crosslinker is also available ...
Biology Products: