Leading the Way in Life Science Technologies

GEN Exclusives

More »

GEN News Highlights

More »
Sep 24, 2007

Quark Pharmaceuticals Inks a Deal to Advance Preclinical Pipeline of Hearing Loss Compounds

  • Quark Pharmaceuticals and the University of Michigan Kresge Hearing Research Institute report that they will together conduct preclinical studies related to the treatment of acute hearing loss.

    The collaborators will investigate siRNA compounds that inhibit Quark’s target genes for the prevention and treatment of acoustic trauma-induced acute hearing loss.

    Quark reports that it expects to file an IND before the end of 2007 for its first hearing loss drug candidate, AHLi-11, for the prevention of cisplatin-induced ototoxic hearing loss.



Be sure to take the GEN Poll

CRISPR Patent Controversy

Do you think recently released email from a former Broad Institute scientist to Jennifer Doudna will expedite a final legal decision on who owns the CRISPR patent?

More »