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Challenging CRISPR, Trucode Raises $34M for New Gene-Editing System

7 days ago   |   By Xconomy

Gene-editing technology offers the potential to treat inherited disorders with selective edits and corrections to an afflicted individual's genetic code. But with such molecular tinkering comes with the risk of unintended changes to the genome. Biotech startup Trucode Gene Repair is developing technology that it claims can edit genes in a way that reduces the risk of these so-called “off-target effects.” The South San Francisco company is announcing Tuesday that it has raised $34 million to support its research. Trucode disclosed that its investors in the financing include Kleiner Perkins...
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Kleiner, GV drive gene editing startup Trucode to $34M round

Kleiner, GV drive gene editing startup Trucode to $34M round

7 days ago   |   By Fierce Biotech

Kleiner Perkins and GV have powered Trucode Gene Repair to a $34 million financing round. Trucode will use the money to advance gene editing assets designed to correct the mutations behind diseases including sickle cell and cystic fibrosis.
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

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Why Menlo Ventures Backed Its First Construction Tech Firm

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Automated Trucking Company TuSimple Adds $120M More From Investors

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Amplyx Inks Novartis Deal for Another Compromised-Immune System Drug

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Lundbeck Paying Nearly $2B for Alder to Follow Migraine Rivals to Market

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KATRIN Cuts the Mass Estimate for the Elusive Neutrino in Half

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INmune Bio Invited to Speak on Company's Advancements in Cancer Treatments...

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