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Cobra Therapeutics Ltd.

Division of Vectura Group PLC

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The never-ending search for cancer therapies has led researchers in recent years to consider enzyme-prodrug therapy, a way by which a safe, inactive prodrug is converted into a potent cytotoxic drug at a tumor site by delivery of an activating enzyme. Epttco Ltd. intends to join together several such research efforts.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • UK
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Vectura Group PLC
  • Senior Management
  • David Bloxham, PhD, CEO
    Richard Moulson, Fin. Dir.
    Peter Harris, MD, Medical & Dev. Dir.
    David Thatcher, PhD, Dir., Mftg. Operations
    Andrew Mountain, PhD, Dir., Research
    John Wynne, Dir., Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Cobra Therapeutics Ltd.
    Phone: (44) 1782714181
    The Science Park
    Keele, ST5 5SP