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Tavotek Announces a Research Agreement with Genmab for the Development of Bispecific Antibodies

May 25, 2020 / PR Newswire

Tavotek Biotherapeutics, a biotech company which develops novel biologics for autoimmune diseases and oncology, announced that it has entered into a research agreement with Genmab A/S of Denmark to create and develop bispecific antibodies using Genmab's DuoBody® technology platform against disease relevant target antigens. Tavotek employs TavoSelect™, with proprietary VHO phage and Fab phage libraries, to efficiently identify lead molecules for generation of bispecific antibodies against validated target combinations. The objective of the agreement is to develop a novel first-in-class immune-modulator bispecific antibody for auto-immune and inflammatory-related conditions. "The research partnership with Genmab aligns with Tavotek's mission to develop life-changing therapies for patients with significant unmet medical needs, especially in the field of immunology," said Dr. Mann Fung, Chief Executive Officer of Tavotek Biotherapeutics. "Despite the a...