HGS seeks mAbs, PTV News: Mar 11, 2010

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Human Genome Sciences in deal with BioInvent to find mAbs for its antigens
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Svein Mathisen
President and CEO
Human Genome Sciences (HGS)
Human Genome Sciences is a biopharmaceutical corporation founded in 1992. Its stated purpose is to "discover, develop, manufacture and market innovative drugs that serve patients with unmet medical needs, with a primary focus on protein and antibody drugs." The company focuses on drug development, as well as drug discovery and currently (as of 2008) has a pipeline of novel compounds in clinical development, including drugs to treat such diseases as hepatitis C, lupus, anthrax disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and HIV/AIDS. It has historically pursued collaborations with other biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, for development partnerships and technology licensing.
BioInvent is a research-based pharmaceutical company developing innovative antibody drugs to target diseases with unmet clinical need. The company's pipeline currently includes product candidates for the treatment of cancer, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and inflammatory diseases.