RNAi News MIT Researcher Uses RNAi Against Influenza; Hopes to Clinch Partnership | GenomeWeb

With a recently awarded NIH grant in hand and discussions with possible industry collaborators underway, MIT researcher Jianzhu Chen has set his sights on developing an RNAi-based drug to fight the influenza virus, which causes 36,000 deaths in the US each year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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