Deal Watch: AbbVie Exits Inherited CRISPR-Cas9 Team-Up With Editas
Editas regains rights to ocular programs first partnered with Allergan in 2017. Newly public F-star will focus on bispecific antibodies for cancer, TriSalus acquires oncology candidate from Dynavax.
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