Roche buys Mirus in $125M deal

Roche is continuing its buying spree with a deal to acquire Madison, WI-based Mirus Bio for $125 million. Mirus specializes in developing nucleic acid-based therapies, which includes RNAi technology for gene silencing.

"The technology brought by Mirus, together with additional technologies, will bring us closer to creating fully-enabled RNAi therapeutics," said Lee Babiss, global head of Roche pharma research.

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