Dutch gene therapy firm UniQure threw its hat into the RNAi ring this week, announcing that it has picked up non-exclusive access to Benitec Biopharma's proprietary expressed RNAi technology for use with its nascent Huntington's disease program.

In doing so, the company hopes to apply its core adeno-associated virus technology with the gene-silencing technology, potentially opening the door to other RNAi programs, Hans Preusting, UniQure senior vice president of business development, told Gene Silencing News.

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