Alnylam Wins Prestigious Prix Galien Award for Best Biotechnology Product with First-Ever Approved RNAi Therapeutic, ONPATTRO® (patisiran)

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced it has won the 2020 Prix Galien USA Award for Best Biotechnology Product for ONPATTRO® (patisiran). The award, which recognizes excellence in scientific innovation that improves the state of human health, was presented by the Galien Foundation during the 50th Annual Prix Galien USA Awards ceremony yesterday.

John Maraganore, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Alnylam Commented “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious recognition for ONPATTRO and want to share this award with the incredible patients, caregivers, scientists, healthcare professionals, and colleagues that helped us succeed in making RNAi therapeutics, an entirely new class of medicines, a reality for patients, The breakthrough approval of ONPATTRO was a result of nearly two decades of determination to deliver the first-ever FDA-approved treatment to adult patients living with the polyneuropathy of hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis. We also want to recognize the continued industry efforts in helping those living with this progressive, debilitating condition.”

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