Definitions for "Alnylam"
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of therapeutic products based on RNA interference (RNAi) in the United States. The company is developing a pipeline of RNAi products using Direct RNAi to treat ocular, central nervous system, and respiratory diseases; and Systemic RNAi to treat a range of diseases, including oncology, metabolic, and autoimmune diseases. Its RNAi development programs are focused on an eye disease, known as age-relatedmacular degeneration; and on a lung infection caused by a virus, known as human respiratory syncytial virus.