Hi I'm Perl 470x624px

I’ve got a rare genetic disease, 
but I’m much more than that.

Perlara is a scientific discovery Public Benefit Corporation that works with patients like me and drug companies to find treatments for diseases previously believed to be too rare to cure


We have a mighty ship for our quest

Our scientists, families and BioPharma companies are collaborating to turn discoveries into drugs.


My PerlQuest is the scientific part of my journey,
which I’ll share with you as we learn.

Why Y Combinator?

11-year old startup accelerator Y Combinator – “YC” for those in the know – has reached national (and international) acclaim for incubating today’s premier tech unicorns back when they were hatchlings. Companies with instant name recognition, like Airbnb (W09)... read more

2015 burn rate

As a Public Benefit Corporation, transparency is a common thread tying our missions together. From the outset we decided to share PLab financial data. You can find previous disclosures from H1 2015 (here) and Q3 2015 (here). Below are details about our burn rate from... read more


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