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Axcan Pharma gets rights to Merz's cirrhosis therapeutic

Executive Summary

Axcan Pharma has received an exclusive license from Merz Pharmaceuticals to develop injectable and oral granule formulations that contain L-ornithine and L-aspartate. The drugs are used to treat hepatic encephalopathy (HE) that may accompany early- to late-stage liver cirrhosis.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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