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2011-07-14 08:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it has added Gregory Hannon, Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The addition of Dr. Hannon, a researcher whose work has involved the molecular identification and characterization of the microRNA pathway, increases SAB membership to six pioneers in this area of scientific...

2011-06-23 08:18:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirnaomics, Inc. (www.sirnaomics.com) announced today that the company has signed a partnership agreement with Guangdong Zhongsheng Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., a Chinese pharmaceutical company trading on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE: 002317). The partnership will focus on development of small interfering RNA (siRNA) therapeutics to treat diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. This is the second partnership deal for...

2011-06-10 00:00:31

LC Sciences, a life sciences company leading the development of innovative microRNA (miRNA) analysis and discovery technologies, announced today the publication of over 250 peer-reviewed studies using the company's microarray service for analyzing miRNA expression profiles. These studies, by leading researchers in the field, represent significant steps toward realizing these small regulatory RNA's potential as biomarkers and therapeutic targets. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 LC...

2011-06-08 12:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced the publication in Nature of new pre-clinical data in mice about the antagonism of microRNA-103 and microRNA-107 (miR-103/107). Data from a collaborative study performed by Regulus,...

2011-06-06 08:00:00

LONDON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company"), a leading global RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics company, announces positive updated data from its ongoing Phase I study of Atu027, one of the most clinically advanced RNAi therapeutics in the area of oncology, in patients with advanced solid tumors. Study results show that nine of the 24 patients treated with Atu027 to date achieved stable disease after repeated treatment...

2011-05-18 17:05:00

LONDON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company"), a leading global RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics company, announces that it will present new data from its ongoing Phase I study of Atu027, its lead internal therapeutic candidate, at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology ("ASCO") Annual Meeting on 06 June 2011. Top-line data includes results for 21 patients who received the study's first seven escalating...

2011-05-16 19:16:07

Mouse studies point to long-lasting protection against HIV infection using topical, RNAi-based microbicide Using a technique that silences genes promoting infection, researchers have developed a novel, topically-applied molecular microbicide capable of preventing HIV transmission. The microbicide is predicted to have long-lasting effects in mice, opening the door to developing an intravaginal microbicide that could protect women against HIV infection potentially for weeks at a time and...

2011-05-05 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), and King's College London, today announced an exclusive license to develop and commercialize new technology for the identification and validation of microRNA (miRNA) targets in research and clinical diagnostics. For more detailed information, visit www.wherebiobegins.com/targetid. miRNAs function as critical...

2011-05-03 01:00:00

LONDON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company") announces the issuance of patent 4,705,370, titled "Further Novel Forms of Interfering RNA Molecules," by the Japanese Patent Office. The issued patent covers aspects of Silence's platform of novel, short interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules containing 2'-O-Methyl structures known as AtuRNAi. Silence's AtuRNAi molecules offer important advantages over conventional siRNA molecules including...

2011-04-27 01:01:00

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silence Therapeutics Plc (AIM: SLN), a leading international RNAi therapeutics company, today announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2010. Analyst Conference Call: There will be a call for analysts today at 14:30 BST / 09:30 ET. The conference call can be accessed by dialling: Europe: +44(0)20-7136-2055 U.S.: +1-212-444-0896 Participant PIN...


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