Identifying Non-Invasive Biomarkers of Target Engagement

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A key aspect of the drug discovery pipeline is evaluation of in vivo target engagement and subsequent biological response. While measures of target engagement are often optimized in cellular and preclinical systems, direct measures of tissue target engagement are often limited in human subjects as part of early clinical studies. Metabolites in blood may serve as a robust, non-invasive biomarkers of target engagement, providing measurements to better evaluate tissue penetration, target engagement, and therapeutic response, and ultimately guide drug dosing.

In this session, Dr. Mohit Jain, Founder and CEO of Sapient, discusses methods for the rapid discovery of small molecule biomarkers of target engagement, leveraging integration of next-generation mass spectrometry, genomics, and experimental systems.