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ALNYLAM LANDS GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR FLU PROGRAM

Dec. 16, 2005

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. has attracted government funding to help develop a potential treatment for pandemic flu. Cambridge, Mass.-based Alnylam (Nasdaq: ALNY) announced the news on Wednesday. The company, which isn't disclosing details, said the funding for the program will be coming from the Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Boston Business Journal (http://boston.bizjournals.com/boston/stories/2005/12/12/daily28.html)