NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Biogen Idec and Alnylam will jointly develop RNAi therapeutics to treat progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, the companies said today.
Biogen Idec will finance all research and development activities and Alnylam will receive an upfront payment of $5 million.
Alnylam will also receive more than $51 million in milestone payments, royalties, and utilization fees if the collaboration successfully develops any therapeutic products.

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