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Company Overview of Duke University

Company Overview

Duke University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in the fields of business, social sciences, science, law, and medicine. The schools of the university include Pratt School of Engineering, Duke Divinity School, School of Nursing, Fuqua School of Business, School of Humanities and Sciences, School of Law, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, and School of Medicine & College of Allied Health. Duke University was founded in 1924 and is based in Durham, North Carolina. The university has endowment assets of $4337.4 millions.

2127 Campus Drive

Box 90065

Durham, NC 27708

United States

Founded in 2008

Phone:

919-684-3913

Fax:

919 660 9811

Key Executives for Duke University

President and Trustee
Vice Chairman
Age: 71
Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Chief Of Staff To The Chancellor For Health Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Duke University Key Developments

Roivant Ultra Enters Licensing Agreement with Duke University

Roivant Ultra Orphan Ltd., has entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with Duke University, to develop RVT-802, a tissue-based therapy for the treatment of DiGeorge Syndrome (cDGS), a congenital immunodeficiency disease. Under the terms of the agreement, data from Duke's experience will be used to support submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval.

Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Signs Licensing Agreement with Duke University

Sermonix Pharmaceuticals, LLC signed a licensing agreement with Duke University, through which Sermonix will gain rights to Duke's intellectual property related to the use of lasofoxifene, Sermonix's investigational drug, in the treatment of endocrine-resistant breast cancer. Both the companies are based in the US. Under the terms of the transaction, Duke will receive an upfront payment from Sermonix, as well as future equity and milestone payments.

Duke University Announces Executive Changes

Duke University has elected Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, as its president. Price, 59, will succeed Richard H. Brodhead in the position on July 1, 2017. Brodhead - who has served as president of the university since 2004 - announced in April that he would be stepping down.

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