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Cold Genesys, Inc.

Drug Names(s): CG7870

Description: CG7870 is a replication-selective oncolytic adenovirus genetically engineered to replicate preferentially in prostate tissue.

Deal Structure: Cell Genesys and Novartis
In 2003, Cell Genesys entered into a global alliance with Novartis for the development and commercialization of oncolytic virus therapies. Under the agreement, Cell Genesys has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to the oncolytic virus therapy products and related intellectual property of Genetic Therapy, Inc. (GTI), an affiliate of Novartis, and will receive a signature payment of $28.5 million from Novartis to be dedicated to the further development of several oncolytic virus therapy products from both Cell Genesys and GTI for which Novartis has certain options.

BioSante and Cell Genesys
In June 2009, BioSante Pharmaceuticals and Cell Genesys announced that they entered into a definitive merger agreement by which the companies will merge in an all-stock transaction, with BioSante as the surviving company. The acquisition was completed in October 2009.

Cold Genesys and BioSante
In November 2010, BioSante announced it sold...See full deal structure in Biomedtracker

Partners: Novartis AG ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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