2019 saw tremendous growth for twoXAR. We launched nine new disease areas, expanding to new disease programs in our focus areas of ophthalmology, immunology & inflammatory, oncology and metabolic. We ended the year with eighteen total diseases in our portfolio, six of which have been out licensed.
Many believe AI is the panacea that will revolutionize the healthcare industry, and dollars are flowing into healthcare AI startups at unprecedented rates as investors make big bets on using the technology to analyze health data, improve efficiency in healthcare delivery, speed drug discovery, and offer new therapies for intractable diseases.
Allen’s experience forging strategic alliances in the life sciences industry will be a tremendous asset to twoXAR as the company continues to partner with leading biopharmaceutical companies to discover and develop first-in-class treatments for a wide range of diseases.
SK Biopharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company focused on disorders of central nervous system and cancer, and twoXAR, Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven biopharmaceutical company, today announced an agreement to discover and develop first-in-class therapeutics for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
In the last several months, SKBP has achieved several remarkable drug development milestones, including the first FDA approval of an SKBP-discovered drug (Sunosi™, for excessive daytime sleepiness associated with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea, which has been licensed to Jazz Pharmaceuticals) and FDA acceptance of their NDA submission for cenobamate, an investigational antiepileptic drug.
HONG KONG – Asian drugmakers are increasingly embracing the artificial intelligence (AI) technology for drug discovery. The latest example is Japanese drug developer Ono Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., which recently entered a partnership with U.S. AI-backed biotech firm twoXAR Inc.
Researching new drug candidates in neurology with Ono represents a return to our roots at twoXAR. With Ono’s global history of drug development, we are confident we have found the right industry partner to work with.
Ono Pharmaceutical and twoXAR announced that the companies have signed a drug discovery research collaboration to jointly discover and develop novel, efficacious treatments to address unmet medical needs in a specific neurological disease.