Dr. Douglas Fambrough
Healthcare
Biotechnology
Nasdaq Global Select

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercializing of ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi)-based pharmaceuticals. The company develops pharmaceuticals using its GalXC RNAi platform for the treatment of diseases involving the liver, including rare, cardiometabolic, viral, and chronic liver diseases; complement-mediated diseases; and neurodegenerative diseases and pain. Its principal development programs include nedosiran for the treatment of primary hyperoxaluria; RG6346 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection; belcesiran for the treatment of deficiency-associated liver disease; and DCR-AUD for the treatment of alcohol use disorder. Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has strategic collaborations with Novo Nordisk A/S, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts. As of December 27, 2021, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Novo Nordisk A/S.