Less than two years after acquiring Germany’s Atugen as part of a corporate reorganization, SR Pharma announced last week that it has essentially become a pure-play RNAi drugs shop and that it intends to change its name to Silence Therapeutics in order to reflect its new focus.
 
Additionally, the British firm is looking to set up US operations with an eye to someday listing its stock, which currently trades on the London Stock Exchange, on the Nasdaq.

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