In the Latest Big Pharma/RNAi Alliance, Alcon Inks Deal with Dharmacon for Eye Diseases | GenomeWeb

As the field of RNAi-based therapeutics evolves, more and more traditional drugmakers have been entering the field, usually through collaborations with established RNAi players. As of this week, ophthalmology drug developer Alcon has joined the ranks through a drug-discovery collaboration with Dharmacon.

For Dharmacon, the alliance represents the first step towards moving beyond its role as simply an RNAi oligo and tool provider in a market that has become increasingly saturated with competition.

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