Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics for oncology and rare diseases. The Company uses two drug discovery technology platforms to design and develop drug candidates. Using its Toll-like receptor (TLR) targeting technology, the Company designs synthetic oligonucleotide-based drug candidates to act by modulating the activity of specific TLRs. Using its gene silencing oligonucleotide (GSO) technology, the Company is developing GSOs to turn off the messenger RNA (mRNA) associated with disease causing genes. The Company's drug candidates include IMO-8400 for Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia and diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma; IMO-2055/IMO-2125 for immune-oncology; IMO-8400 for dermatomyositis and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), and IMO-9200 for selected autoimmune disease.