NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Arrowhead Research announced this week that it has acquired the RNAi drug assets of Novartis, giving the firm access to a portfolio of technologies, intellectual property, and drug candidates developed by the pharmaceutical giant over the past 10 years.

The deal also marks the second time Arrowhead has snapped up the RNAi assets of a big pharma that spent considerable time and money on transforming the gene-silencing technology into a therapeutic modality, only to later drop out amid corporate reorganizations.

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