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Sirna to Supply GSK with RNAi-based Therapeutics for Respiratory Disease

NEW YORK, May 4 (GenomeWeb News) - Sirna Therapeutics said today that it will provide GlaxoSmithKline with siRNA therapeutics against asthma, respiratory syncytial virus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and allergic rhinitis as part of its ongoing collaboration with the pharmaceutical company.


Sirna will provide GSK with optimized siRNAs against targets for these diseases and GSK is responsible for further preclinical and clinical development of compounds that emerge from the collaboration.


Sirna did not disclose financial details of the agreement.

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