June 24, 2014. At the meeting of the Board held on 9 June in Montreal, there was discussion on the new cell model being developped and its potential use for screening large banks of therapeutic molecules. The new strategy being pursued and its first results were also discussed. These results are promising. Unfortunateluy, this new strategy and its results cannot be disclosed at this time.
The research team made a commitment to the Board to accelerate the research work by involving other experts on the team and also by exploring other national and international collaborations. The team is optimistic that the first preclinical study using mouse knockout model will be launched in 2014.