SAN DIEGO--Privately held biopharmaceutical company Immusol announced its first genomics-based research collaboration with Pfizer to validate new therapeutic targets in the Pfizer drug discovery pipeline. A 1995 collaboration between the two firms to develop a gene therapy for the treatment of HIV will not be renewed, Immusol also announced. Instead, Immusol will continue to develop the HIV therapy in collaboration with Flossie Wong-Staal's laboratory at the University of California San Diego.

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