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2014-07-16 08:27:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has earned a $1 million milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) related to the advancement of the Phase 2/3 study of ISIS-TTR(Rx) in patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60006LOGO ISIS-TTR(Rx) is an antisense drug in development with GSK for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis, a severe and rare...

2014-06-24 08:29:49

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has earned a $1 million milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) related to the advancement of the Phase 2/3 study of ISIS-TTR(Rx) in patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60006LOGO ISIS-TTR(Rx) is an antisense drug in development with GSK for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis, a severe and...

2014-05-13 08:31:03

- Greater than 100-fold Allele-specific silencing of V30M variant for the treatment of Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP) - SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a leading RNA medicines company pursuing rare diseases, today announced the nomination of its second pipeline program targeting the TTR V30M variant using UNA(TM)-mediated RNAi allele-specific silencing for the treatment of TTR-mediated familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). Additional...

2014-05-06 08:33:10

Biotech Leadership with Significant Strategic and Financial Expertise SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a leading RNA medicines company pursuing rare diseases, announced today the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. The new directors, Robert Baltera and Stuart Collinson, Ph.D., bring considerable biotech experience to the Arcturus Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130531/MM24393LOGO Robert "Bob" Baltera is a...

2014-04-07 12:32:53

SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a preclinical-stage RNA medicines company pursuing rare diseases, today announced its President & CEO, Joseph E. Payne, has been invited to present at the 13(th) Annual Needham Healthcare Conference 2014, being held April 8-9 at The Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City. In addition to a corporate summary, Payne's presentation will provide new data on the targeted delivery of RNA to the liver and kidney,...

2014-03-27 08:33:06

- LUNAR TM technology for the delivery of RNA medicines to multiple target organs and tumors will be presented SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a next wave RNA medicines company pursuing orphan diseases, today announced that its president & CEO, Joseph E. Payne, has been invited to present at the 21(st) Annual BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference, being held on March 28, 2014. In addition to providing a corporate...

2014-03-10 08:28:30

- In Vivo Delivery of RNA Medicines to Multiple Tissues Utilizing its Proprietary LUNARTM Delivery Technology - SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a leading RNA medicines company pursuing orphan diseases, today announced that it has been selected to present at BIO-Europe Spring Partnering Conference 2014, being held March 10-12 in Turin, Italy. In addition to providing an update on Arcturus' flagship program targeting transthyretin (TTR)-mediated...

2014-03-03 08:30:46

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has earned a $1 million milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) related to the initiation of an open-label extension study of ISIS-TTR(Rx), which is being offered to those patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) who have completed dosing in the Phase 2/3 study of ISIS-TTR(Rx). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60006LOGO ISIS-TTR(Rx) is...

2014-02-24 12:27:26

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a leading RNA medicines company pursuing rare diseases, today announced it will present at BIOCOM's Global Life Science Partnering Conference being held on February 26 and 27, 2014 at the Lodge in Torrey Pines, La Jolla, California. In addition to providing an update on its flagship program targeting transthyretin (TTR)-mediated amyloidosis, Arcturus will present data for its proprietary LUNAR(TM) delivery...

2014-02-14 16:24:52

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) has adopted a positive opinion recommending ISIS-TTR(Rx) for designation as an orphan medicinal product for the treatment of ATTR-Amyloidosis to the European Commission (EC). The opinion will be subject to review by the EC, which ultimately grants the decision on orphan drug designation. ATTR-Amyloidosis, or TTR amyloidosis,...


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