Sponsored Research and Clinical Trial Agreements
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Research and Development [Abstract]|
|Sponsored Research and Clinical Trial Agreements||
8. Sponsored Research and Clinical Trial Agreements
In 2018, Aevitas entered into a Sponsored Research Agreement (SRA) with the University of Massachusetts (“UMass SRA”) for certain continued research and development activities related to the development of adeno-associated virus (“AAV”) gene therapies in complement-mediated diseases and with the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (“UPenn SRA”) for certain continued research and development activities related to the development of AAV gene therapies in complement-mediated diseases. For the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, Aevitas recorded the following expense in research and development for sponsored research and clinical trial agreements:
For the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively, Cellvation recorded expense of $0.1 million and $0.1 million, respectively, in connection with its sponsored research arrangement with the University of Texas. The expense was recorded in research and development expense in the Company’s condensed consolidated statements of operations.
For the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, Mustang recorded the following expense in research and development for sponsored research and clinical trial agreements:
The entire disclosure for research, development, and computer software activities, including contracts and arrangements to be performed for others and with federal government. Includes costs incurred (1) in a planned search or critical investigation aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope that such knowledge will be useful in developing a new product or service, a new process or technique, or in bringing about a significant improvement to an existing product or process; or (2) to translate research findings or other knowledge into a plan or design for a new product or process or for a significant improvement to an existing product or process whether intended for sale or the entity's use, during the reporting period charged to research and development projects, including the costs of developing computer software up to the point in time of achieving technological feasibility and in-process research and development acquired in a business combination consummated during the period.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef