TIGEMTelethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (Napoli, Italy)
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- US-based biotechnology company Casma Therapeutics, Inc has inked a research collaboration with Fondazione Telethon, founder of the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), to develop new therapies for lysosomal storage disorders and more common disorders such as neurodegeneration, the company said.
TIGEM, an international research institution based in Naples, Italy, employs over 200 scientists working to understand the mechanisms of rare genetic diseases and to develop new therapies.
The partnership will bring together Casma's strong foundation in autophagy biology and drug discovery with TIGEM's clinical experience and insights into rare genetic diseases in a push to advance novel therapies into the clinic in coming years.
TIGEM is led by scientific director Andrea Ballabio, M.D., one of Casma's scientific co-founders and chief scientific officer Graciana Diez-Roux, Ph.D., who oversees many of TIGEM's strategic collaborations.
The protocol was signed by Chairman of the State Seed Fund Emin Aliyev and Director General of TIGEM Ismail Shanli.
Partners of Vision3and the TIGEM will look to expand the role of agriculture through the development of new technologies.
Janahi, chairman of Vision3, and Mehmet Halis Bilden, director general and chairman of the board of TIGEM, in the presence of Mehdi Eker, Bahrain's minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Mohammed Khalil Al-Sayed, a Vision 3 board member, and Arda Ai*ksUz, vice president of the Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT).
To realize this potential, AgriCap will work with TIGEM, through their know how of the agricultural environment within Turkey itself," the spokesman of the company said.