For their proposal "Click chemistry-triggered activation of Antibody-Drug Conjugates", Tagworks Pharmaceuticals and the research group of professor Paul Yazaki at the Department of Immunology, City of Hope Beckman Research Institute in Duarte, CA, were awarded a US$465,000 Breakthrough Award through the Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) of the US Department of Defense. The competition for a BCRP grant was extremely tight with less than 6% of the proposals being recommended for funding. The running time of the project is two years.
July 2, 2015·
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