Research programme: antisense therapies - Ionis Pharmaceuticals

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Research programme: antisense therapies - Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: single-stranded RNAi - Ionis; ssRNAi - Ionis

Latest Information Update: 21 Apr 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Ionis Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Ionis Pharmaceuticals; Suzhou Ribo Life Science
  • Class Antisense oligonucleotides; Small interfering RNA
  • Mechanism of Action Protein synthesis inhibitors; RNA inhibitors; RNA interference
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Research Cancer; Metabolic disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Apr 2017 Early research in Cancer in China (Parenteral)
  • 21 Apr 2017 Early research in Cancer in USA (Parenteral)
  • 18 Apr 2017 Suzhou Ribo Life Science enters into a license agreement with Ionis Pharmaceuticals for the right to commercialise two Ionis generation 2+ antisense drugs in Metabolic disorders and Cancer and an option to license a third pre-specified generation 2+ antisense drug in China
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