Vernalis receives $2m milestone as part of research collaboration

Maryam Cockar Sharecast | 21 Apr, 2017 10:11 | | |

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Shares in Vernalis tumbled on Friday despite the drug developer announcing it had received a $2m milestone under one of its existing research collaborations.

The collaboration was to discover novel small molecules against an undisclosed target using Vernalis' fragment and structure-based drug discovery platform.

Chief executive Ian Garland said: "We are delighted to receive this payment which recognises the success of our research group's work."

Shares in Vernalis were down 13.71% to 21.25p at 0915 BST.

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