This is a much smaller investment than that in yesterday’s news.  Mirus’s focus has been in the area of muscular dystrophy.  BD 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche said today that it will buy RNAi technologies company Mirus Bio Corporation for $125 million.

Roche plans to divest Mirus’ transfection reagents into a stand-alone business called Mirus Bio LLC, and it expects to offer employees of the Madison, Wis.-based company a transition into respective business units. The Swiss firm intends to retain an RNAi research site at the facilities in Madison.


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