• Challenging CRISPR, Trucode Raises $34M for New Gene-Editing System

    2 monthes ago - By Xconomy

    Gene-editing technology offers the potential to treat inherited disorders with selective edits and corrections to an afflicted individual's genetic code. But with such molecular tinkering comes with the risk of unintended changes to the genome. Biotech startup Trucode Gene Repair is developing technology that it claims can edit genes in a way that reduces the risk of these so-called “off-target effects.” The South San Francisco company is announcing Tuesday that it has raised $34 million to support its research. Trucode disclosed that its investors in the financing include Kleiner Perkins...
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  • Kleiner, GV drive gene editing startup Trucode to $34M round

    Kleiner, GV drive gene editing startup Trucode to $34M round

    2 monthes ago - By Fierce Biotech

    Kleiner Perkins and GV have powered Trucode Gene Repair to a $34 million financing round. Trucode will use the money to advance gene editing assets designed to correct the mutations behind diseases including sickle cell and cystic fibrosis.
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