A First-In-Class Sigma1 Inhibitor For Abiraterone-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Sigma1 is an intracellular protein that engages in client protein complex formation to regulate the quality control, transport, and activity of client proteins. By therapeutically modulating Sigma1 stabilization of client proteins, client protein transport is altered, leading to positive or negative regulation of client protein signaling pathways. Many of these client proteins are validated disease targets but are generally considered undruggable through small molecule approaches. Indirect modulation of client protein stability and transport through Sigma1 expands the universe of opportunities for new drug discovery and new treatments for patients.
Sigma1 Research Consortium.
Our strategy includes collaborating with academic and biopharmaceutical partners. We have a flexible resource sharing program - our Sigma1 Toolkit - to enable the expedited transfer of our chemical library, reagents, and biomarker tools for groups interested in our core research areas and outside.