Arrowhead Research this week announced that it has begun dosing patients in a phase I study of its siRNA-based hepatitis B treatment ARC-520.

Initiation of the study marks a key milestone for the company as it pursues a return on its 2011 acquisition of Roche’s RNA therapeutics assets, which included ARC-520 and cost Arrowhead nearly 10 percent of its equity.

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