Shire, and Santaris Extend Alliance to Develop LNA-drugs

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Santaris Pharma and Shire have extended their partnership in the rare genetic disease space.

Santaris Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, has extended its existing partnership with Shire for treatments for rare genetic diseases. 

Under the terms of the extended agreement, Shire will have the right to nominate additional collaboration targets for drug discovery and development.  Santaris will receive an upfront payment and, consistent with the initial agreement, is eligible for research support, pre-clinical, clinical, and sales milestones, as well as royalties on each product emerging from the collaboration.


Source: Santaris Pharma