This article has been updated to clarify Alnylam's partnership with Medtronic and statements regarding its liver cancer program.

By Doug Macron

When Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced last week its latest product-development strategy, it said it reflected a shift of its focus onto "genetically defined diseases" offering the potential for "early commercialization opportunities."

It also marked the latest in a series of pipeline changeups the company has undertaken since it was founded in 2002.

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