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Evotec receives milestone payment for first patient dosed in Phase I study of Bayer kidney disease programme

Evotec SE announced today that it is to receive a € 2 m milestone payment from Bayer AG, which is triggered by the first patient dosed in the clinical Phase I study of a kidney disease programme stemming from the Evotec-Bayer multi-target research collaboration in kidney diseases. The drug candidate, a monoclonal antibody (“mAb”) targeting the protein Semaphorin-3A (“Sema3A”) is being developed as a potential first-to-market treatment for Alport syndrome, a rare genetic kidney disease.

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