MorphoSys AG And Japanese Pharmaceutical Group Daiichi Sankyo Form Broad Alliance To Develop Novel Antibody Therapies  
3/16/2006 12:39:34 PM

MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) today announced that Sankyo Company, Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited, and MorphoSys AG have entered into a license agreement and therapeutic antibody collaboration for an initial two-year term with the option of an extension of up to three more years. Under the terms of the agreement, Daiichi Sankyo commits to start one therapeutic antibody program with MorphoSys and receives an option for further programs.