- Dicerna to receive up to $201 million in upfront and success-based development and commercialization milestones, excluding royalties, for an undisclosed target
- The collaboration will investigate a new therapeutic approach that enables addressing previously inaccessible drug targets to protect and restore liver functionality in NASH
INGELHEIM, Germany & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (NASDQ: DRNA), a leading developer of investigational RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced a research collaboration and license agreement to discover and develop novel GalXC™ RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of chronic liver diseases. The partnership will initially focus on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a devastating, chronic liver disease for which there is no approved treatment option.
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