Alnylam, Medtronic to Get Funding for Huntington's Disease Program | GenomeWeb

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals said this week that it has formed a collaboration with Medtronic and the CHDI Foundation to advance an siRNA-based treatment for Huntington's disease.

The drug, ALN-HTT, comprises an siRNA against huntingtin, the gene responsible for the disease, and a Medtronic-developed implantable infusion system designed to deliver the agent to the central nervous system.

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