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Commentary: Takeda/Alnylam Best Alliance Deal Of 2008?

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Takeda Pharmaceuticals' May collaboration with U.S.-based Alnylam and its RNAi work was one of the best deals in that class of drugs in 2008. The move even topped Takeda's alliance with Amgen and acquisition of Millennium, both of the United States, earlier in the year. The Anylam alliance also could help the American company gain access to candidate drugs under development by other drug makers and even obtain a partner for its RNAi work elsewhere in Asia. All of that is in addition to the alliance's arrangement for Alnylam to share in marketing rights for up to four Takeda programs of Alnylam's choosing. It also allows Alnylam to finish the year with $500 million during a global financial crisis. (Click here for more

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