Isis Pharmaceuticals Changes Its Name


Isis PharmaceuticalsIsis Pharmaceuticals announced on Friday that it will change its name to Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

The company didn’t mention the Islamic State but it did say in a statement that “we decided to change our company name because, when people see or hear our name, we want them to think about the life-saving medicines we are developing.”

Probably the best decision overall. Read more at CNBC.



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