Excision BioTherapeutics Inc.
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Private Company Edition: New capital for health care and life science innovations include a fund for royalty deals, additional anti-infective funding, early-stage money and public health-focused cash. Also, Day One reveals a $130m series B venture round and Notch closes an $85m series A round.
CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex initiated the first human study of CRISPR gene-editing technology with an industry sponsor, following an investigator-sponsored study initiated in China two years ago. These are not the first gene-editing trials, but they're important milestones for the CRISPR field.
Canaan Partners-backed biotech will investigate the therapeutic potential of three-way junctions in folded RNA. UC Berkeley and Duke sign separate license agreements related to CRISPR gene-editing technology.
Pfizer-backed SpringWorks, ProQR spin-out Amylon and Landos, the first firm out of accelerator Xontogeny, gain their own financing. Other venture rounds support Autolus, Grid Therapeutics, Excision and more.