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Bayer and Amgen Join $120 Million Funding for Startup to Expand Genetic Drug Delivery

ReCode Therapeutics was founded around new science that may enable the delivery of genetic drugs to various organs in the body, and the startup has encouraging data for its therapeutic candidates targeting the lungs. Now the biotech startup $120 million to show that it can deliver on the technology’s promise in other organs and cell …

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Researchers discover genetic variants that increase the risk of Alzheimer’s

Boston University researchers on Thursday announced a groundbreaking discovery about a gene associated with the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. This risk is linked to the APOE4 gene, which destroys brain cells if a person carries the gene. It puts them at higher risk of developing the disease, although inheriting the gene doesn’t necessarily mean someone …

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Novartis Selects Precision Bio to Bring In Vivo Gene Editing Drugs for Blood Disorders

Genetic drugs in development for blood disorders include various therapies made by taking a patient’s cells and processing them outside the body. Novartis is one of the companies testing this approach, but also sees benefits in treating these diseases with therapies that work in the patient. The pharmaceutical giant is turning to Precision BioSciences’ technology …

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