CAMBRIDGE, UK– 9 March 2021 – Mission Therapeutics (“Mission”), a drug discovery and development company focused on selectively inhibiting deubiquitylating enzymes (DUBs), announced today that Dr Anker Lundemose, CEO, will present at Sachs’ 14th Annual European Life Sciences CEO Forum.
Anker Lundemose will present as part of a panel on 11 March at 15:10 CET discussing Mission’s Platform Technologies & Novel Therapeutics.
The Sachs Annual European Life Sciences CEO Forum, is a global big-pharma industry event that addresses the main challenges each year in investment, partnering and alliance management. The conference takes place over two days and features high-level speeches, panel discussions and spotlight showcases by leading industry corporates. It also brings together established public, private, emerging and seed companies, to offer innovative solutions, investment seeking and partnering opportunities with its global company showcase.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Mission Therapeutics Ltd
Anker Lundemose MD PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +44 (0)1223 607 340
Melanie Toyne-Sewell / Katie Duffell
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7457 2013
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About Mission Therapeutics
Mission Therapeutics is an early-stage drug development company targeting the ubiquitin pathway for the treatment of kidney disease, neurodegenerative disease, rare mitochondrial diseases and fibrosis. The Company has built a leading platform for the discovery and development of first-in-class, small molecule drugs that selectively target deubiquitylating enzymes (DUBs) – an emerging drug class that is attracting significant commercial interest in the area of protein homeostasis.
Mission has strong links with key academic and research centers, including Prof. Steve Jackson’s Cancer Research UK Laboratories at the University of Cambridge Gurdon Institute, and leading UK centres in neurodegenerative diseases. The Company also has secured major industry partnerships, including its collaboration with AbbVie in November 2018, for the research and preclinical development of specified DUB inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease. The Company is managed by a team with broad international, commercial and clinical-science experience.
To date the Company has received £73 million /$101 million in funding and its investors comprise blue chip institutional and corporate investors including: Pfizer Venture Investments, Sofinnova Partners, Roche Venture Fund, SR One, IP Group and Schroder Adveq. Mission Therapeutics was founded in 2011 and is based at the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, UK.