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About ISIS

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a leading drug discovery and development company, focused exclusively on the therapeutic target, RNA. Founded in 1989, Isis' mission is to develop products from its RNA-based technologies, such as antisense. Very little was known about antisense when the company was first established, but its founders envisioned an opportunity to revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry with a more efficient and targeted means of drug discovery.

Vitravene (fomivirsen) is the first antisense drug to achieve marketing clearance. Vitravene treats a condition called cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in people with AIDS. Isis developed the drug and licensed the worldwide commercial rights to Novartis Ophthalmics (formerly CibaVision.)

 

 

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Alicaforsen (ISIS 2302) --patients with ulcerative colitis.

ISIS 113715 --Diabetes

ISIS 107248 -- Multiple Sclerosis

ISIS 301012 Cardiovascular

LY2181308 -- Cancer

ATL-1101 -- Psoriasis

 

 

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