Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Presents New Pre-clinical Data on RNAi Therapeutics for the Treatment of Hemophilia and Other Bleeding Disorders at 54th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
Published: Dec 10, 2012
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it has presented new pre-clinical data from its RNAi therapeutic program for the treatment of hemophilia and other bleeding disorders at the 54th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting being held December 8-11, 2012 in Atlanta. Alnylam scientists presented data showing that ALN-AT3, a subcutaneously administered RNAi therapeutic targeting antithrombin (AT), yields potent, dose-dependent, and durable knockdown of AT in non-human primates (NHPs) with an up to four-fold increase in thrombin generation. Alnylam’s program in hemophilia comprises part of its ‘Alnylam 5x15’ product strategy, by which the company aims to advance five programs in clinical development, including programs in advanced stages, by the end of 2015.