Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc (Form: 4, Received: 12/20/2017 20:38:42)
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Kolchinsky Peter
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc [ DRNA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)


BOSTON, MA 02116
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   12/18/2017     M    2645442   A   (1) 5074013   I   See Note   (2) (3) (4)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock     (1) 12/18/2017     M         76500      (1)   (1) Common Stock   2645442   $3.19   0   I   See Note   (2) (3) (4)

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On December 18, 2017, in consideration for the holders of the Issuer's redeemable convertible preferred stock (the "Preferred Stock") waiving certain rights, the Issuer automatically converted each outstanding share of Preferred Stock into Common Stock for no additional consideration.
(2)  Peter Kolchinsky is a director of the Issuer and the sole manager of RA Capital Management, LLC (the "Adviser") which is the general partner RA Capital Healthcare Fund, L.P. (the "Fund"). The Fund is a shareholder.
(3)  4,414,752 of the aggregate common stock beneficially held after transaction is held directly by the Fund. The Adviser and Mr. Kolchinsky may be deemed indirect beneficial owners of the securities. The Adviser and Mr. Kolchinsky disclaim beneficial ownership of the reported securities in reliance on Rule 16a-1(a)(1)(v) and (vii) and disclaim any obligation to file reports under Section 16 other than, in the case of Mr. Kolchinsky, as a director. Pursuant to Rule 16a-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Act"), each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein except to the extent of their respective pecuniary interests therein. The filing of this Form 4 shall not be construed as an admission that Mr. Kolchinsky or the Adviser is or was for the purposes of Section 16(a) of the Act, or otherwise, the beneficial owner of any of securities reported herein.
(4)  659,261 of the common stock beneficially held after the transaction are held in a separately managed account for which the Advisor serves as investment adviser (the "Account"). The Adviser, the Fund and Mr. Kolchinsky have no pecuniary interest in the reported securities held in the Account and disclaim: (A) beneficial ownership thereof for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a)(2) and (B) beneficial ownership of securities held by the Fund, for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a)(2), except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kolchinsky Peter
BOSTON, MA 02116

/s/ Peter Kolchinsky 12/20/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

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