Calando Pharmaceuticals, an RNAi therapeutics firm founded in February, released last week preclinical data demonstrating that siRNAs delivered with the company's proprietary technology were able to inhibit tumor growth in a mouse model of Ewing's sarcoma without stimulating an interferon response.

The data, which validate Calando's delivery technology rather than forming the basis for a drug-development program, were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., the company said.

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