Deal Watch: GSK Declines Option As Ionis' Inotersen Nears Finish Line
Ionis will file polyneuropathy candidate in US and EU on its own, while GSK de-emphasizes rare diseases. Aclaris buys Confluence in earn-out-heavy deal, and Galena undertakes reverse merger with Sellas.
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