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Founded: 2011

Northwestern Inventor:
Chad Mirkin
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry

C. Shad Thaxton
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology

AuraSense Therapeutics is a biotechnology company founded to pursue the unique commercial potential of Spherical Nucleic Acid (SNA) constructs. These novel constructs possess unparalleled biocompatibility and versatility as therapeutics. They hold great promise for combating the most threatening diseases in existence, including heart disease, cancer, skin conditions and bacterial infection

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