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iECURE emerges with $50M to search for ‘holy grail’ and ‘untapped frontier’ of gene editing

Posted on September 9, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

iECURE is emerging from stealth with $50 million and a mission to go after the “holy grail” of gene editing with an in vivo approach that is mutation agnostic.

The biotech will use the funds for a slate of gene insertion programs for liver disorders out of the lab of gene therapy pioneerĀ Jim Wilson, M.D., Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

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