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Merck KGaA Follows Pfizer With Archemix Deal For Aptamer-Based Therapeutics

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Merck KGaA has committed up-front payments and research funding of up to $10 million to Archemix to collaborate on the development and commercialization of first-in-class aptamer-based drugs to treat cancer

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