Israeli RNAi drug developer Silenseed this week published in vitro and in vivo data demonstrating the potential of its implantable siRNA delivery system to knock down the oncogene KRAS as a treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Meanwhile, as it nears the completion of a phase I trial of its RNAi drug delivery platform — called Local Delivery of RNAi, or LODER — Silenseed is preparing to begin a multinational phase II/III study that could lay the groundwork for US regulatory approval, a company official told Gene Silencing News.

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