Deer­field strikes up new deal with Co­lum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty; Ovid CEO Je­re­my Levin joins BIO as new board chair

→ In its lat­est deal, health­care in­vest­ment firm Deer­field Man­age­ment and Co­lum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty have col­lab­o­rat­ed to launch Hud­son Heights In­no­va­tions “to cat­alyze the de­vel­op­ment of nov­el ther­a­peu­tics out of the re­search labs of Co­lum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty”. Deer­field and its part­ners will pro­vide up to $130 mil­lion in ini­tial fund­ing to back the ini­tia­tive for over 10 years. 

“Much of our re­search is aimed at un­der­stand­ing at the mol­e­c­u­lar lev­el how dis­eases de­vel­op and how we can in­ter­vene with drugs or oth­er ther­a­peu­tics,” said Lee Gold­man, dean of the fac­ul­ties of health sci­ences and med­i­cine and chief ex­ec­u­tive of Co­lum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty Irv­ing Med­ical Cen­ter.

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