Pfizer Strikes Deal With Malaria Venture | April 27, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 17 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 17 | pp. 14-15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 27, 2009

Pfizer Strikes Deal With Malaria Venture

Department: Business

Pfizer and Medicines for Malaria Venture have signed an agreement that gives MMV access to Pfizer's library of novel chemical entities. Under the deal, scientists in institutes affiliated with MMV will test about 200,000 Pfizer compounds against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria. The screening will take place at the Eskitis Institute for Cell & Molecular Therapies at Griffith University, in Australia.

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