By Doug Macron

Calando Pharmaceuticals could soon find a partner for its siRNA-based cancer drug CALAA-01 thanks to publication of positive data from an ongoing phase I trial of the drug, the head of parent firm Arrowhead Research said last week.

And although it will remain focused solely on CALAA-01 in the near term, Arrowhead is considering initiating new drug-development programs, CEO Christopher Anzalone said during the company's fiscal second-quarter earnings call.

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