Nimble teams to discover and develop novel peptide-based compounds for SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics

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MADISON, Wis. — Nimble Therapeutics announced a collaboration with Roche Diagnostics to accelerate discovery of novel peptide-based molecules for the development of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro diagnostic assays.

Nimble will extend its proprietary peptide synthesis, screening and optimization platform to enable faster discovery and optimization of promising compounds for detecting SARS-CoV-2. Roche will leverage its world-class capabilities to develop in vitro diagnostic assays for rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2.

“We are extremely motivated to partner with Roche to tackle this global COVID 19 health crisis” said Jigar Patel, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Nimble Therapeutics. “This partnership expands our discovery capabilities, demonstrating the power and breadth of the Nimble platform in rapidly discovering novel compounds.”

Terms of the agreement are not being disclosed.




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