Date: April 29, 2011
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Represents RXi Pharmaceuticals
in Acquisition of Apthera, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN April 29, 2011 – – Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel for RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq: RXII) in its acquisition of Apthera, Inc. The transaction was closed on April 13, 2011. Fredrikson’s legal team included Christopher Melsha, Rhona Shwaid, and Sean Nagle.
Read RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s press release.
RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted and immunotherapy technologies.
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