Benitec Biopharma this week said that it is collaborating with Stanford University to test its expressed RNAi-based neuropathic pain treatment, called Nervarna, in vivo.

Nervarna is designed to inhibit protein kinase C gamma, which plays a role in various cellular signaling pathways. Benitec aims to initially develop the drug for use in terminally ill cancer patients.

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