1 in 12 people has an orphan disease. 95% of orphan diseases have no treatment.
Each disease is caused
by a spectrum of genetic mutations.
Perlstein Lab studies each mutation
in model organisms to produce precision medicine.
Leave no mutation behind
PLab is the first Public Benefit Corporation accelerating precision drug discovery for 5,000+ rare genetic diseases.
YC Demo Day marked the beginning of Spring and a new chapter of growth for PLab. For two years (2014 and 2015) we operated not just as a lean startup, but as an ultra-lean startup — you could call it budgetary caloric restriction. Read more about how we made the transition, and the role YC […]