Roche will not meet its previously disclosed goal of filing an investigational new drug application for an siRNA-based drug candidate in 2010, an official from partner Tekmira Pharmaceuticals disclosed last week.

As reported by Gene Silencing News in 2009, Roche had been expecting to file the IND on what would be its first RNAi drug sometime this year (GSN 10/1/2009).

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