Analyst Available to Comment on Acquisition's Impact on Age-Related Macular Degeneration Market
Regina Cebula, analyst at Decision Resources, is available to discuss the impact of Merck's acquisition of San Francisco-based Sirna Therapeutics Inc. for $1.1 billion -- a deal that moves Merck into a leading position in the field of RNA interference (RNAi) technology.
Ms. Cebula is the author of the recent Age-Related Macular Degeneration report from Decision Resources which covers Sirna-027, an RNAi agent currently moving into Phase II clinical development.
Ms. Cebula can discuss the following: * The benefits Merck will reap in the acquisition of Sirna Therapeutics and how this deal puts Merck into a leading market position with a strong competitive advantage. * The significant impact on Merck's pipeline as the acquisition gives Merck a new, cutting-edge technology that will likely prove beneficial in previously difficult-to-treat disease areas such as ocular indications, respiratory disorders, cancer, and viral infections. * Sirna-027's likely emergence as a beneficial maintenance therapy for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
Regina E. Cebula, M.S., is an analyst at Decision Resources, Inc. Prior to joining Decision Resources, Ms. Cebula worked as a medicinal chemist developing drug discovery technologies and small-molecule drug inhibitors for various oncologic and anti-infective programs at GPC Biotech, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, and Biogen Idec. Ms. Cebula holds a B.S. in chemistry from Saint Joseph's University and an M.S. in synthetic organic chemistry from the University of New Hampshire.
To speak with Ms. Cebula regarding Merck's acquisition of Sirna, please contact Chris Comfort at 781-296-2597 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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