The recent shooting of University of California, San Diego, researcher and Traversa Therapeutics Co-founder Steven Dowdy allegedly by former Traversa CEO Hans Petersen was prompted by suspicions that Dowdy had been responsible for Petersen's termination and had misappropriated Tr
Biotech Entrepreneur, Ex-RNAi Executive Shoots Two in California
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biotechnology entrepreneur and former Traversa Therapeutics CEO Hans Petersen has been arrested for allegedly shooting University of California, San Diego, researcher and Traversa Co-founder Steven Dowdy, Gene Silencing News has learned.
This article has been updated to clarify details regarding Traversa Therapeutics' bankruptcy proceedings.
Less than a year after Traversa Therapeutics declared bankruptcy, the company's founders are making another run at the RNAi drugs space in the form of startup Solstice Biologics, which announced this week that it has raised $18 million in a Series A round of financing.
The intellectual property ownership dispute between a former Traversa Therapeutics executive and the bankrupt company has been settled, with the executive buying the US patent application at issue, Gene Silencing News has learned.
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