Arrakis Inks First Partnership In RNA-Targeted Collaboration With Roche
Biotech gets $190m up front in partnership that will discover small molecule RNA-targeted therapies against a range of targets selected by Roche. Arrakis thinks its technology can drug difficult-to-reach targets.
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CEO Michael Gilman, who now helms the company full time, said Arrakis will use its Series B venture capital funding to build a pipeline of drug candidates, primarily in cancer, with the goal of taking its first medicines into the clinic in the next two to three years.