Evotec and Lilly to research metabolic diseases

Wednesday 19 January 2022


Evotec SE is to collaborate with Eli Lilly and Co to discover up to five potential therapeutics for diabetes and chronic kidney diseases, leveraging its experience in metabolic disease discovery to investigate new approaches. Evotec has already worked with Novo Nordisk A/S on possible treatments for kidney diseases and has access to a kidney disease patient database to identify and validate possible drug targets. In the field of diabetes, it has a proprietary beta cell replacement therapy in preclinical development.