Sorrento Therapeutics, Lonza Joint Venture To Use GS technology

Lonza, Sorrento form therapeutic antibodies JV

9:19 AM, 7th August 2013
sorrento therapeutics New Agreement with Lonza
Henry Ji, PhD, President and CEO, Sorrento Therapeutics.

BASEL, SWITZERLAND/SAN DIEGO, US: Sorrento Therapeutics Inc and Lonza will sign a non-exclusive research license agreement, for access to Lonza’s GS Xceed Gene Expression System. The GS Xceed System will be used in the generation of stable expression cell lines for the production and development of therapeutic antibodies in Sorrento’s product portfolio.

The research license agreement will give Sorrento access to Lonza’s GS technology for use in Sorrento’s maturing pipeline of therapeutic antibodies in oncology, inflammation, and infectious disease.

“We are excited to license Lonza’s GS Xceed System for the development of our lead human therapeutic antibody programme. The speed and ease of use of the GS Xceed System will aid in the rapid selection of high-producing cell lines and accelerate the production and development of our most promising therapeutic candidates,” said Henry Ji, PhD, President and CEO, Sorrento Therapeutics.


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