MDRNA announced this week that it has received a $1 million milestone payment from Amylin Pharmaceuticals related to a 2006 deal between the companies to develop a nasal-spray formulation of the diabetes drug exenatide.

According to MDRNA, the payment was made on an accelerated basis after the companies amended their original 2006 agreement. Under the amended arrangement, MDRNA could receive up to $79 million in additional milestones, the company added.

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