Intellectual Property

Exicure, Inc. is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing a new class of immunomodulatory and gene regulating drugs against validated targets. Our proprietary 3-dimensional, spherical nucleic acid (SNA™) architecture unlocks the potential of therapeutic oligonucleotides in a wide range of cells and tissues. Exicure's lead programs address oncology, inflammatory diseases and genetic disorders.


Northwestern is one of the nation s premier research universities combining innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative multidisciplinary and diverse environment.

The university is based in Evanston with additional campuses in Downtown Chicago and in Doha, Qatar.