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2014-03-04 12:25:51

SAN DIEGO and OSAKA, Japan, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACON Pharmaceuticals (TRACON) and Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Santen) announced today that they have entered into an exclusive agreement for the development and global commercialization of TRACON's anti-endoglin antibodies, including TRC105, in ophthalmology. Pre-clinical and clinical data from TRACON's ongoing development of TRC105 in combination with anti-VEGF products in oncology indicate inhibiting both the...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

Tracon Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for cancer and eye diseases, has appointed Bryan Leigh its new chief medical officer. Dr Leigh has previously served as chief medical officer for Paramount Biosciences. Dr Leigh has also held positions at Genentech, Idec Pharmaceuticals, and Biogen Idec where he was responsible for global clinical oncology development, managing multiple clinical stage programs and marketed products including Rituxan and...


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