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Santaris Pharma

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About Santaris Pharma

Santaris Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies. The LNA Drug Platform and Drug Discovery Engine developed by Santaris Pharma combine the company's LNA chemistry with its highly specialized and targeted drug development capabilities to rapidly deliver potent single-stranded LNA-based drug candidates across a multitude of disease states. The company's research and development activities focus on infectious diseases and cardiometabolic disorders, while partnerships with major pharmaceutical companies include a range of therapeutic areas including cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious and inflammatory diseases, and rare genetic disorders. The company has strategic partnerships with miRagen Therapeutics, Shire PLC, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, and Enzon Pharmaceuticals. As part of its broad patent estate, the company holds exclusive worldwide rights to manufacture, have manufactured and sell products that contain LNA as an active ingredient for studies performed with a view to obtaining marketing approval.

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Fremtidsvej 3

Horsholm, DK-2970,


+45 4517 9800

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Santaris Pharma Patents

Santaris Pharma has filed 1 patent.

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Pharmaceutical industry, Fluoroarenes, Amines, Organofluorides, Drug delivery devices


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Latest Santaris Pharma News

Silence Therapeutics appoints Marie Wikström Lindholm to its executive team as senior vice president, Molecular Design

Nov 2, 2020

The company pointed out that she has more than 13 years' experience with oligonucleotide therapeutics, starting with Santaris Pharma A/S, Denmark, working on locked nucleic acid (LNA) oligonucleotide drug discovery from molecule design through in vitro screening, in vivo activity and metabolism studies, and finally a role as lipid metabolism expert. When Santaris was acquired by Roche in 2014, Dr Lindholm was appointed Expert Scientist in Discovery Technology and Head of Targeted Delivery of oligonucleotide conjugates. She was also scientific coordinator for the LNA work in two large EU-funded FP7 programs (AtheroBCell and AtheroFlux). Before the transition to industry, Dr Lindholm had an international academic career in experimental cardiovascular research starting with a PhD from Uppsala University. She has authored over 60 patents and peer-reviewed scientific publications, many in the fields of oligonucleotide drug design, safety, and function. In a statement, Mark Rothera, president and chief executive officer of Silence Therapeutics, said: "Marie's appointment to Silence's Executive Leadership Team reflects our commitment to further building our partnered and internal GalNAc-siRNA pipeline. Marie brings a wealth of experience working with oligonucleotide therapeutics and she will also be instrumental in our efforts to expand our siRNA delivery capabilities outside the liver. We congratulate Marie on her new role and look forward to her insights and leadership. " Quick facts: Silence Therapeutics PLC Price: 345 GBX

Santaris Pharma Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Santaris Pharma founded?

    Santaris Pharma was founded in 2003.

  • Where is Santaris Pharma's headquarters?

    Santaris Pharma's headquarters is located at Fremtidsvej 3, Horsholm.

  • What is Santaris Pharma's latest funding round?

    Santaris Pharma's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Santaris Pharma raise?

    Santaris Pharma raised a total of $108.85M.

  • Who are the investors of Santaris Pharma?

    Investors of Santaris Pharma include Roche Holding, Novo Holdings, Seventure Partners, Global Life Science Ventures, Forbion Capital Partners and 16 more.

  • Who are Santaris Pharma's competitors?

    Competitors of Santaris Pharma include Zealand Pharma, Humanetics, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Kiadis Pharma, Akebia Therapeutics and 16 more.

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