Organization: Xenon Genetics Inc

Xenon opens laboratory near McGill Univ

Xenon Genetics Inc has opened a new laboratory in Montreal adjacent to McGill Univ. The new facility will focus on advancing the Montreal-based firm’s drug discovery programs in neuropsychiatric diseases and other diseases of the central nervous system. It will also conduct research in comparative genomics using congenic mouse technology developed at McGill over the…

Xenon Genetics seals major private placement

Xenon Genetics Inc has closed a $70-million private placement with an international syndicate of institutional, venture capital and pharmaceutical firms that it contends is the largest to date for an independent Canadian biotechnology firm. The funding will be used to advance its various drug discovery programs, develop its global network of clinical populations and databases,…