ChemDiv and Berlex Announce Collaboration

Monday, March 13, 2006 Print

ChemDiv, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a discovery research collaboration with Berlex Inc., a U.S. affiliate of Schering AG, Germany. The partners will work on the discovery of potential new lead compounds against several selected GPCR targets.

Under the terms of the collaboration, ChemDiv will apply its integrated synthetic and medicinal chemistry capabilities and collaborate with Berlex's scientists in the search for new disease therapies.

"We are looking forward to the opportunity to work with Berlex and view this as further validation of our discovery chemistry expertise," said Alexander Kiselyov, Executive VP of R&D; at ChemDiv, Inc.

"ChemDiv's integrated drug discovery capabilities provide an excellent fit for Berlex and we hope that our collaborative relationship will be a long-standing one."