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A Drug Screening Platform to Increase Protein Expression Levels for Treatment of Neurological Disorders

Project Overview

Neurological and psychiatric diseases and disorders affect more than half the population. These disorders of the nervous system can span a range of illnesses, including generalized anxiety disorders, mood disorders, autism, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. Together these illnesses c…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Brian Chen, McGill University

Microfluidic Screening Technology for the Discovery of Function-Modifying Antibodies Against Membrane Protein Targets

Project Overview

Antibody (Ab)-based therapeutics are the fastest growing class of drugs, with approximately 60 approved molecules that represent a market of over $80B. To date, the growth of this market has been due to new therapeutics against targets that can be prepared as soluble antigens. Attention is now turni…

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Principal Investigator:
  • Carl Hansen, University of British Columbia