Company Name Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Mailing Address 480 Arsenal Street Building 1 Watertown, MA 02472
Company Description Dicerna Pharmaceuticals is a venture-backed startup developing novel therapeutics in multiple therapeutic areas based on Dicer substrate technology, which makes use of the RNA interference mechanism.
Proceeds Purposes Proceeds from the Series B financing will be used to advance Dicerna’s lead in-house program in oncology towards clinical development and progress its other preclinical programs. The company also plans to use the proceeds to continue to develop its delivery technologies, including its proprietary lipid nanoparticle system and novel lipid platform, and targeted delivery systems which combine Dicerna’s DsiRNA molecules with targeting moieties such as peptides, aptamers or antibodies.