CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. will host an educational Webinar featuring a discussion with leading microRNA scientists: Tom Tuschl, Ph.D. Professor at Rockefeller University and Markus Stoffel, M.D., Ph.D. Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Dr. Tuschl will discuss the discovery of microRNA and its role as a master regulator of the genome, and Dr. Stoffel will discuss the elucidation of microRNA function in normal and disease states, and therapeutic strategies based on microRNA modulation.
What: MicroRNA: The Year in Review When: 3 p.m. EST on Monday, December 14 Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=64631 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on at the address above.
Contact: Regulus Therapeutics Garry E. Menzel, Ph.D. (760)268-6811 Media Heidi Chokeir, Ph.D. Russo Partners, LLC (619)528-2217 firstname.lastname@example.org
About Regulus Therapeutics Inc.
Regulus Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery of innovative new medicines based on microRNAs. Regulus is targeting microRNAs as a new class of therapeutics by working with a broad network of academic collaborators and leveraging oligonucleotide drug discovery and development expertise from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Isis Pharmaceuticals (Alnylam and Isis jointly formed Regulus in 2007). Regulus is advancing microRNA therapeutics towards the clinic in several areas including hepatitis C infection, cardiovascular disease and fibrosis, oncology, and immunology and inflammation. Regulus intellectual property estate contains both the fundamental and core patents in the field as well as over 600 patents and more than 300 pending patent applications pertaining primarily to chemical modifications of oligonucleotides targeting microRNAs for therapeutic applications. In 2008, Regulus entered into a major alliance with GlaxoSmithKline to discover and develop microRNA therapeutics for immuno-inflammatory diseases. For more information, visit www.regulusrx.com.
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