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Company Overview of Metrion Biosciences Ltd

Company Overview

Metrion Biosciences Ltd offers drug discovery services. It also provides ion channel screening, cardiac safety screening, neuroscience, translational assays, and integrated drug discovery services. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Suite 1

Riverside 3

Granta Park

Great Abington

Cambridge,  CB21 6AD

United Kingdom

Founded in 2015


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Metrion Biosciences Ltd Key Developments

Metrion Biosciences Ltd Announces Director Changes

Metrion Biosciences has named Barry Kenny and Dr. Andrew Southan as its directors. Presently, Kenny is chief business officer of Heptares Therapeutics and was earlier vice president, drug discovery at Takeda. He has also held roles for Paradigm Therapeutics and Pfizer. Southan joined Metrion as head of commercial operations in October 2016, and was promoted to chief operating officer in April 2017. He has more than 25 years' experience in ion channel research and development and has held roles for Wyeth Research and Ionix Pharmaceuticals.

Metrion Biosciences Limited Enters into Agreement with LifeArc

Metrion Biosciences Limited has extended its existing partnership with LifeArc, a medical research charity, to support LifeArc neuroscience drug discovery programme. Under the terms of the agreement Metrion will provide validated ion channel and electrophysiology-based assays and safety profiling services, and LifeArc will conduct medicinal chemistry aimed at identifying novel modulators of an undisclosed CNS ion channel target. In addition, Metrion will contribute translational research expertise to evaluate the activity of LifeArc compounds in human neuronal networks. Metrion will provide translational assay support by applying its extensive background knowledge in ion channel research, microelectrode array technology, and access to its CiPA-compliant cardiac safety assays. This agreement enables Metrion Biosciences and LifeArc to support neuroscience small molecule drug discovery programme.

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