Arrowhead Research Corporation Presents Data Showing 99% Target Knockdown in Monkeys Without Toxicity Using Subcutaneous Formulation of Dynamic Polyconjugate siRNA Delivery System
Published: Oct 29, 2012
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR), a targeted therapeutics company, announced that David Lewis, Ph.D., Vice President Biology and Site Head of its Madison, WI research and development facility will present data today at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society in Boston. The oral presentation titled, “Dynamic PolyConjugate (DPC) technology for Targeted Delivery of siRNA,” describes advancement of a new subcutaneous formulation of the company’s DPC delivery system. Data from new studies in mice and non-human primates show high levels of target gene knockdown at very low doses with no toxicity. Dr. Lewis will also present data on the drug candidate ARC-520 against chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.