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Deal Watch: Vertex Expands Gene-Editing Efforts With A Pair Of Deals

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CF-focused Vertex will buy Exonics and expand a collaboration with CRISPR Therapeutics, with plans to develop therapies for DMD and myotonic dystrophy type 1. Merck acquires TGFβ-focused Tilos, while Achaogen offloads most of its assets at auction.

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