MorphoSys AG And U.S. Army Enter Into Biodefense Cooperation - MorphoSys AG's AbD Serotec Awarded Sole Supplier Contract To USAMRIID
Published: Sep 25, 2006
MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, GERMANY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 25, 2006 -- MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today that its business unit AbD Serotec has won a contract as sole source on a biodefense-related project by the USAMRIID, an organization of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defense Program. The USAMRIID has ordered fully human recombinant research antibodies against five bacterial-derived toxins. AbD Serotec will generate these antibodies using the HuCAL GOLD® antibody library developed by MorphoSys. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.