Bristol-Myers Squibb $BMY signed a global licensing agreement with Japanese firm Nitto Denko $NDEKF for the development and commercialization of Nitto�s siRNA molecules targeting heat shock protein 47 (HSP47) formulations containing vitamin A. The agreement includes Nitto�s lead product candidate, Phase 1b-stage ND-L02-s0201, for the treatment of advanced liver fibrosis and grants BMY the option for secure exclusive licenses for HSP47 sirRNAs in vitamin A formulation for the treatment of lung fibrosis and other organ fibrosis.