Biovista Announces Research Collaboration With a Major Pharmaceutical Company

April 27, 2011Press Releases

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Biovista announced today that it has entered into a research collaboration agreement with Novartis. The collaboration is focused on identifying new indications for a number of undisclosed Novartis compounds using Biovista’s Clinical Outcome Search Space (COSS) technology. The terms of the agreement include an upfront payment and success-based … Read More

The Scientist: Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks

April 1, 2011Media coverage

Biotech companies hope to turn the practice of finding novel uses for existing compounds into big business. Andreas and Aris Persidis love to tackle big problems. As graduate students in the 1980s, the two brothers—a naval architect and a biochemist, respectively—would spend long nights knocking around ideas for how to engineer a better propeller or … Read More