Dicerna CEO explains how a desire to expand collaborations turned into a potential acquisition

Novo Nordisk's possible billion-dollar takeover of US-based Dicerna, which was announced last week, stems from a suggestion to extend their partnership, CEO at Dicerna Douglas Fambrough tells MedWatch, and Novo Nordisk confirms.

What could end up being Novo Nordisk's biggest deal in recent times actually began as a wish to expand the collaboration with the US-based Dicerna around three months ago, says the latter company's CEO Douglas Fambrough.

Last week, Novo Nordisk unveiled the potential acquisition deal to the public, saying that the takeover's price tag would read USD 3.3bn.

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