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Collaboration with Modern Biosciences to advance the development of novel compounds for RA

Innovation Center December 31st, 1969

Affecting around 165 million people worldwide, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, immune-related disease causing inflammation in the joints that can lead to severe pain, swelling and stiffness. RA can be life-altering, as progressive erosion of the joints over time can hinder everyday activities and in some cases lead to long-term disability.

Janssen Affiliate Cilag GmbH International Acquires Covagen AG

Innovation Center December 31st, 1969

Today, Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, announced the acquisition of Covagen AG, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of multispecific protein therapeutics.  The acquisition strengthens Janssen’s Immunology portfolio through the addition of COVA322, a Phase 1b clinical candidate, and the company’s biotechnology capabilities through the addition of the FynomAb® Technology Platform.

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