By Doug Macron

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals this week re-organized its pipeline to focus on its drug-development programs in transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis and hemophilia, opting to advance its other programs only through partnerships.

"As we effect our transformation from a platform company to a product company, now is the time to focus our near-term efforts on what we believe to be our highest value opportunities with accelerated clinical development plans,” Alnylam CEO John Maraganore said in a statement.

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