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New Lundbeck candidate to kick off R&D division

With the acquisition of the biotherapy candidate from South Korean Aprilbio, Lundbeck has obtained the first development program within a new strategic focus area, neuroimmunology. Lundbeck's EVP and research lead is keeping his cards close about potential drug indications.

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Since Lundbeck went through a larger shift in its research and development division, the company has been busy scouting for assets that could fit in its new focus area, neuroinflammation or neuroimmunology.

This has resulted in the purchase of the phase I-ready antibody APB-A1 from the South Korean company Aprilbio, and Lundbeck's Head of Research and Development Johan Luthman is excited to finally have the first real candidate in the company's new area.

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