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Press Release

  • 02 September 2021
    Veritas In Silico and HitGen Announce Research Collaboration Focused on DNA-Encoded Library Based RNA-targeting small molecule Drug Discovery
  • 31 August 2021
    Infographic | HitGen FY2021 Mid-term Report
  • 10 June 2021
    Vernalis, a fully owned subsidiary of HitGen Inc., and Servier achieve two milestones in their oncology drug discovery collaboration
  • 27 May 2021
    Available now! Whitepaper: Advancing Drug Discovery through DNA Encoded Library Technology!
  • 24 May 2021
    Dorian and HitGen Announce Research Collaboration Focused on DNA-Encoded Library Based Drug Discovery
  • 13 May 2021
    Coming Soon! Whitepaper: Advancing Drug Discovery through DNA-Encoded Library Technology!
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Coverage

  • July 15, 2020

    Jin LI – Chairman & CEO, HitGen, China

    PHARMA BOARDROOM Dr Jin Li explains Chinese firm HitGen’s unique drug discovery technology platform, how its ability to screen billions of molecules has the potential to significantly increase success rates in early drug discovery, and the next steps for the company’s expansion. "By now, we have a platform of over 500 billion small molecules, and in terms of published numbers, we probably have the largest DEL collections in the world. By the end of this year, we hope to have built a DEL of over one trillion small molecules!"
  • May 07, 2020

    New economy business becomes a growing driver of city development

    China Daily, Yuan Shenggao 2020-05-07 HitGen, a local biopharmaceutical company, was listed on the science and technology innovation board at the Shanghai Stock Exchange in mid-April, and is the first company in southwestern China to appear on the board. The company, founded in 2012, provides research services for the early stages of drug discovery using its core DNA encoded compound library technology. It has established partnerships with multinational drug and biomedicine companies such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, MSD and Sanofi. Li Jin, chairman and general manager of HitGen, said it will expand investment into DNA encoded compound library technology and business, to promote research and development of drugs.
  • April 29, 2020

    Chinese biotech firm uses DNA to discover new drugs

    CGTN, By Wei Lynn Tang HitGen Inc., a Chengdu-based biotechnology company that has listed on China's Science and Technology Innovation Board on April 16, raising some 118 million U.S. dollars. According to the company's listing prospectus, 75 percent of its listing net proceeds will be used for a new molecular design, construction, and application platform construction project, with the remaining funds for a new drugs research and development project. According to the company's listing prospectus, 75 percent of its listing net proceeds will be used for a new molecular design, construction, and application platform construction project, with the remaining funds for a new drugs research and development project. Li Jin, chairman and CEO of HitGen, said the company's top priority is to continue to invest in its core technology – the DEL technology – to make progress in its drug discovery programs.
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Events

June 30-30
Webinar: Advancing Innovative Drug Discovery by DNA Encoded Library (DEL) and FBDD/SBDD methods
June 09-21
BIO KOREA 2021
May 10-14
ChinaBio
March 30-31
6th Oligonucleotide & Precision Therapeutics
June 10-18
BIO International Digital Convention 2021
May 18-20
Drug Discovery Chemistry
May 07-08
Nucleic Acid Drug Development Forum 2021
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Industry News

  • 12.29
    Exploring Aldol Reactions on DNA and Applications to Produce Diverse Structures: An Example of Expanding Chemical Space of DNA-Encoded Compounds by Diversity-Oriented Synthesis.
    Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 4033 https://doi.org/10.1002/asia.202001105
  • 12.03
    A Method for Estimating Binding Affinity From Primary DEL Selection Data
    Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications Volume 533, Issue 2 DOI: 10.1101/2020.05.04.077842
  • 08.01
    A B2(OH)4-Mediated Synthesis of 2-Substituted Indazolone and Its Application in a DNA-Encoded Library
    Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 16, 6277–6282 https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.orglett.0c02032
  • 06.18
    A Simple Method for Determining Compound Affinity and Chemical Yield From DNA-encoded Library Selections
    Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications Volume 527, Issue 1, 18 June 2020, Pages 250-256 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.04.024
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