Bayer, Broad Aim to Develop Therapeutics Targeting Cancer Genome Alterations | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bayer Healthcare and the Broad Institute today announced a strategic alliance to jointly discover and develop therapeutic agents that target cancer genome alterations.

As part of the five-year deal, the partners will share their expertise on identifying and characterizing genes that are associated with cancer. They will also apply their screening platforms on compounds found in their libraries in order to identify those with potential as therapeutic agents.

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