Synlogic and Mirna Therapeutics to merge

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Privately held Synlogic has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Mirna Therapeutics under which Synlogic will merge with a wholly owned subsidiary of Mirna in an all-stock transaction. The merged company will continue under the Synlogic name and will focus on advancing Synlogic’s drug discovery and development platform for Synthetic Biotic medicines, which are designed using synthetic biology to genetically reprogram beneficial microbes to treat metabolic and inflammatory diseases and cancer.

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