MENLO PARK, Calif., July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International today announced a research agreement with Ionis Pharmaceuticals,combining SRI's proprietary FOX Three Molecular Guidance cellular targeting system (MGS) with Ionis' proprietary antisense drug-discovery platform.
SRI's FOX Three MGS technology is designed to overcome cellular barriers that prevent intracellular
SRI has demonstrated that the FOX Three MGS technology can deliver more than a dozen different types of payloads - from functional enzymes, antibodies and DNA, to liposomes and nanoparticles - to targeted, intracellular molecular-target locations previously considered undruggable.
"Fox Three creates the potential to greatly expand the use of biotherapeutics," said Nathan Collins, Ph.D., vice president of SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International. "Ionis is an ideal partner to further explore the utility of this technology in the intracellular delivery of nucleic acid-based drugs. We look forward to seeing what we can accomplish through thoughtful combination of our novel technologies."
About SRI Biosciences SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, integrates basic biomedical research with drug and diagnostics discovery and preclinical and clinical development. SRI International, a research center headquartered in Menlo Park, California, creates world-changing solutions to make people safer, healthier, and more productive.
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