By Doug Macron

Santaris Pharma last week responded to a patent-infringement suit filed by Isis Pharmaceuticals, denying the allegations and asking the court hearing the case to invalidate the gapmer-related intellectual property at issue.

In its countersuit, Santaris asked for a court declaration that it does not infringe, directly or indirectly, two Isis patents, as well as a ruling that both pieces of IP are “invalid and unenforceable.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

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