Roche Selects First LNA Drug Candidate Following Santaris Acquisition | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roughly four months after Roche acquired Santaris Pharma, the locked nucleic acid drugmaker — now known as Roche Innovation Center Copenhagen (RICC) — has transitioned into the centerpiece of the Roche's return to RNA therapeutics.

And while RICC is tasked primarily with discovering targets and developing new LNA-based drugs against them, it has already yielded its first clinical candidate in one of Santaris' existing drugs, according to a company official.

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