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Pierre Fabre Laboratories Acquires Vertical Bio and its Innovative Targeted Therapy Candidate for Patients Suffering From Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With MET Alteration - Tue Sep 12, 7:00AM CDT

CASTRES, France and BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 12, 2023 /CNW/ -- Pierre Fabre Laboratories, the French pharmaceutical and dermo-cosmetic company, announced the acquisition of Vertical Bio AG, a developer of novel cancer therapies. This first acquisition of a biotechnology company allows Pierre Fabre Laboratories to add VERT-002 to its oncology discovery pipeline. VERT-002 is a monoclonal antibody with a novel and differentiated mechanism of action, acting as a degrader of c-MET. This target is a known disease driver in patients suffering from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) with mutations or amplification of MET. Deal terms were not disclosed.


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