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CytoDyn, Samsung BioLogics formalize manufacturing partnership

31 May 2019 | News

The signing ceremony was capped by a tour of the Samsung BioLogics campus

Dr. Tae Han Kim, CEO of Samsung BioLogics and Dr. Nader Pourhassan, CEO of CytoDyn

Dr. Tae Han Kim, CEO of Samsung BioLogics and Dr. Nader Pourhassan, CEO of CytoDyn

CytoDyn Inc., a late stage biotechnology company developing leronlimab (PRO 140), a CCR5 antagonist with the potential for multiple therapeutic indications and Samsung BioLogics met at the Samsung BioLogics Songdo headquarters in South Korea for an official signing ceremony of the manufacturing agreement with Samsung BioLogics that was previously announced on April 2, 2019.

The signing ceremony was attended by Nader Pourhassan, Ph.D., CytoDyn's President and CEO, along with Nitya Ray, Ph.D., CytoDyn's Chief Technology Officer, and hosted by top management of Samsung BioLogics, including Dr. Tae Han Kim, Samsung BioLogics CEO, along with John Rim, EVP, Head of Contract Manufacturing, James Park, SVP Head of Global Business Development and other members of the Samsung BioLogics leadership team. 

"Samsung BioLogics is very excited to be partnering with CytoDyn to bring this potential blockbuster drug to the market. It is clear that leronlimab and the CytoDyn team have an opportunity to bring significantly improved care to HIV patients around the world. Samsung BioLogics is proud to support this effort by providing a stable supply of only the highest quality product," said Dr. Tae Han Kim, CEO of Samsung BioLogics.

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