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OMJPI, Diamyd Medical sign agreement to develop and commercialize GAD65 antigen-based therapy

March 09, 2017

On June 14, 2010, Esperion announced the establishment of a collaborative research agreement with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, one of the world's leading academic medical centers. In this collaboration teams at Esperion and Cleveland Clinic are working to advance research involving HDL mimetics and other protein-based therapies to treat cardiovascular disease.

"In terms of both cost and complexity, the development of protein-based therapies requires broad expertise and targeted, advanced technology to be successful. At TransGenRx, our proprietary protein expression technology is uniquely suited to meet the key challenges in the production of therapeutic proteins, and we look forward to supporting the important work by the teams at Esperion and Cleveland Clinic in efforts to develop promising new HDL therapies," said Richard Cooper, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of TransGenRx.

SOURCE Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.