RNAi Partners Vie To Lead Race To Cure Hepatitis B
At EASL 2020, four partnerships updated RNA-interference or antisense efforts to reduce hep B surface antigen, believed to lead to functional cure of the virus. One analyst sees J&J/Arrowhead as the early leader.
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