Acuity Expands RNAi Portfolio Through Licensing Deal With ZaBeCor; Maintains Ophthalmic Focus | GenomeWeb

Though it bills itself as an ophthalmic drug company, Acuity Pharmaceuticals continues to make a name for itself in the RNAi field.

Last week, the company announced that it had in-licensed from ZaBeCor an siRNA targeting Syk kinase and related intellectual property for ophthalmic indications. Specific terms of the deal, which gives Acuity its second RNAi-based drug candidate, were not disclosed.

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