NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PhoreMost announced today that it has formed a collaboration with The Wistar Institute to identify novel drug targets in cancer, aging, and immune disorders.

Under the terms of the arrangement, Wistar scientists will develop high-throughput phenotypic assays for currently undruggable disease targets. PhoreMost will use its Siteseeker live-cell phenotypic screening platform to find points of possible therapeutic intervention for these targets, then develop small molecules against them.

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