J&J Strikes Deal with Biotech Startup for Alzheimer’s Treatment

By MedCity News

Mar 11, 2014

Johnson and Johnson’s Innovation Center will fund early R&D efforts for one of drug startup Alector’s targets, with the option to negotiate a commercial agreement if the startup can show proof of concept.

Alector is based at the Janssen Labs @QB3 innovation lab in San Francisco. The specifics about the monoclonal antibody being developed have not been disclosed, but  the early stage exploratory program has potential to enhance J&J's Alzheimer’s pipeline.

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