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Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation's Partner Initiates Phase III Trial With LNP-Enabled Patisiran (ALN-TTR02)



11/11/2013 12:18:06 PM

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq:TKMR) (TSX:TKM), a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today reported that Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALNY) presented positive results from its Phase II clinical trial with patisiran (ALN-TTR02), an RNAi therapeutic targeting transthyretin (TTR) for the treatment of TTR-mediated amyloidosis (ATTR), which is enabled by Tekmira's lipid nanoparticle (LNP) technology. The program represents the most clinically advanced application of Tekmira's proprietary LNP delivery technology.

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