CMC Icos to Make Lung Drug

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CMC Icos Biologics, the Bothell, WA-based contract manufacturer of biotech drugs, said today it has signed a deal to manufacture an experimental drug for acute lung injury. CMC will make IC14, an antibody drug, for Brisbane, Australia-based Implicit Bioscience. The treatment, which is scheduled to enter Phase II trials next year, was previously tested in 150 patients by Icos for its potential against inflammatory diseases.