RNAi for common diseases? Alnylam plans to forge a path forward, starting with new obesity gene target
Just over a month after it scored an approval for a next-gen RNAi therapy for hATTR amyloidosis, Alnylam has unveiled a bit more on where it plans to go next.
The Cambridge, MA-based biopharma announced Wednesday morning that it would be putting its RNAi technology toward some much, much broader indications — cardiometabolic diseases, which implicates a broad range of conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke, that collectively are the leading cause of death in the world.
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