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CRISPR Therapeutics, Casebia Therapeutics partner with StrideBio

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

CRISPR Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on creating transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases, and Casebia Therapeutics, a joint-venture established by CRISPR Therapeutics and Bayer for developing CRISPR-based therapeutics in select disease areas, have signed a collaboration agreement with StrideBio, a U.S.-based company developing novel AAV vectors for in vivo gene delivery applications.

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Cloud Pharmaceuticals expands advisory board

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Cloud Pharmaceuticals, a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, has added members to its advisory board. The board is comprised of four leaders from industry and academia with experience in complex molecular and macromolecular systems, biophysics, translational research and drug discovery and development. The advisors collaborate with Cloud Pharmaceuticals’ board of directors to provide insight on needs and opportunities within the pharmaceutical industry.

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Foundation Fighting Blindness invests $8.25 million in gene therapy research

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing sight-saving research, has reported an $8.25 million investment in six new gene therapy research projects that are targeted to have treatments ready for clinical trials within three years. The grants focus on treating a broad range of retinal degenerative diseases and will be allocated through the Foundation’s Translational Research Acceleration Program, which funds research efforts with strong, near-term clinical potential.

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