A group of scientists affiliated with Harvard University and Harvard Medical School has published a method to perform high-throughput cell-based drug profiling in cells that may provide a blueprint for future academic drug-discovery efforts.

The research also supports the power of high-content analysis — as opposed to high-throughput screening — in drug discovery, particularly in determining toxicity and mechanism of action.

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