Organization: Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research

CDRD and Prostate Centre to collaborate on R&D

The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) and the Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) have signed a preferred collaboration agreement to accelerate the discovery, development and commercialization of anti-cancer therapies. Both organizations are funded through the Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR) program. Earlier this year, CDRD and VPC teamed with the Eskitis…

Pfizer donates $1M to Centre for Drug Research & Dev’t

Pfizer Canada is providing $1 million to the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) to create a Pfizer-CDRD Innovation Fund for fast tracking academic research projects into medicinal products to be licensed or spun off as new companies. The funding is the first by a major pharmaceutical company in CDRD — a network of…