Confo Therapeutics receives €1.7 million grant from VLAIO to progress novel GPCR-modulating compounds for an orphan indication

- 20/06/2019

Ghent, Belgium: 20 June 2019 – Confo Therapeutics, an emerging drug discovery company, today announces that it has been awarded a €1.7 million grant from Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO). The grant will run over two years and will support one of the Company’s proprietary pre-clinical programs, targeting a neurological orphan indication.

The grant will also support translational biology work by Confo alongside the teams of Prof Patrik Verstreken (VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research), Prof Peter de Witte (Molecular Biodiscovery, KU Leuven) and Prof Guy Bormans (Radiopharmaceutical Research, KU Leuven).

More info on Confo Therapeutics‘s website