York scientists partner with industry on $1.7 M grant for drug development
In partnership with Canadian pharmaceutical companies, researchers from York’s Faculty of Science have received a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Development fund to advance the R&D of biopharmaceuticals. The funding is valued at more than $1.7M, including industrial and in-kind contributions.
Professors Derek Wilson (Chemistry), Sergey Krylov (Chemistry) and Chun Peng (Biology) have the bioanalytical and research expertise and together with Sanofi-Pasteur, Sciex, and Fluidigm Canada, they are launching the “Technology- Enhanced Biopharmaceuticals Development and Manufacturing” project, which will aim to improve tests for early-stage candidate drugs.
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