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Calistoga Pharmaceuticals

In Frazier Healthcare Ventures portfolio

News: Lead drug CAL-101 is said to kill tumor cells (Dec. 9, 2008)

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December 15, 2008 Posted by | Companies | , , | Leave a comment

HealthCare Ventures

HealthCare VenturesHealthCare Ventures

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December 10, 2008 Posted by | Companies, Venture Capital | , , | Leave a comment

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY)

Alnylam PharmaceuticalsCore Competency: RNAi interference

Alliances: Novartis, Roche, Takeda

News: Purchased 116 pieces of IP from Nucleonics (Dec. 8, 2008)  Looks like Alnylam is making a move to cluster and consolidate its presence in the RNAi space in terms of IP positioning.

RNAi platforms seem to be all the rage right now, so such a move seems a strong strategic advance for the Cambridge, MA company.

December 9, 2008 Posted by | Biotech, Companies | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seattle Genetics

Seattle GeneticsSGN-35.  Targeted antibody that identifies CD-30 and dumps a lethal dose of chemotherapy into tumor cells.

December 6, 2008 Posted by | Biotech, Companies | , , , , | Leave a comment