Harris & Harris Group Notes Mersana's Antibody-Drug Conjugate Alliance With Adimab
NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (TINY), an early-stage, active investor in transformative nanotechnology companies, notes the announcement by Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. , and Adimab, LLC, of an alliance between the two companies to offer integrated antibody discovery and antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technologies. The alliance plans to offer pharmaceutical companies access to Adimab's antibodies that have been specifically optimized for use in ADCs together with Mersana's Fleximer® polymer and customizable linkers for attaching diverse, potent payloads. The full press release can be viewed at http://www.mersana.com/news-events/news-events-pr-2012-08-01.php .
Harris & Harris Group is an investor in Mersana Therapeutics, Inc.
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