Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. and Jnana Therapeutics Inc. today announced that they have entered into a research collaboration aimed at discovering novel small molecule therapeutics for multiple targets for central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The collaboration will leverage Jnana’s proprietary drug discovery platform across the solute carrier (SLC) family of transporters and Neurocrine’s research and development expertise in CNS disorders to advance new medicines.
Jnana Therapeutics today announced that it has been named by FierceBiotech as one of 2018’s Fierce 15 biotechnology companies, designating it as one of the most promising private biotechnology companies in the industry.
Jnana Therapeutics Inc. today announced its launch with a $50 million Series A financing. The company is building the first drug discovery platform dedicated to targeting the solute carrier (SLC) family of transporters, the cell’s metabolic gates. Jnana’s proprietary small molecule platform allows the company to address therapeutic targets rapidly and comprehensively across the SLC transporter family.