Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Silence Therapeutics this week provided quick glimpses at new phase I data on their respective siRNA-based cancer drugs, showing that both are well tolerated and providing hints about their possible efficacy.

The data were made available this week in abstracts for the companies' upcoming poster presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting early next month.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

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