NIH Funds Startup Silentech Developing Agents Designed to Boost Efficacy of RNAi-Based Drugs | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of Health last month awarded Northwestern University researcher Erik Sontheimer a two-year grant to help him develop siRNAs targeting genes involved in the inhibition of RNA interference.

According to the grant's abstract, such siRNAs could be used to boost the efficacy of a potential RNAi-based therapeutic.

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