NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Indiana-based start-up Kylin Pharmaceuticals has licensed the rights to use more than 12 RNAi-related patents from the Purdue Research Foundation to develop drugs, the Foundation said today.
 
Kylin has received start-up capital from the Indiana venture group IN-vivo Ventures, and from the Research Triangle Park, NC-based Golden Pine Ventures. The company initially plans to focus its efforts on developing therapeutics for cancer, and for viral diseases such as AIDS later.
 

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