GSK acquires Elsie Biotechnologies


United Kingdom

GSK Plc has acquired Elsie Biotechnologies of San Diego, US, in order to expand its presence in the field of oligonucleotide drugs. These are small pieces of DNA or RNA that can block the ability of RNA to make proteins. The two companies have been collaborating since July 2023 on the development of potential therapies for chronic hepatitis B and steatotic liver disease.