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Orphagen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Orphagen Pharmaceuticals makes screening for orphan nucelar receptors, which have a notoriously low hit-rate and high rate of false positives, more efficient. It is currently screening for cholesterol-lowering drugs; an oral drug to suppress male hormones, for treating early-stage metastatic prostate cancer; and compounds to modulate the immune system, to treat HIV/AIDS and inflammatory or auto-immune diseases.


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