Vertex Entered into a Non-Exclusive License Agreement with CRISPR Therapeutics to Advance Hypoimmune Cell Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes
- CRISPR Therapeutics to receive $100M up front for non-exclusive rights to CRISPR Therapeutics’ technology for hyperimmune gene-edited cell therapies & ~$230M in research & development milestones along with royalties on any future products
- Vertex to get non-exclusive rights to accelerate the development of potentially curative cell therapies for T1D using CRISPR Therapeutics’ gene editing technology CRISPR/Cas9
- CRISPR Therapeutics continues to expand its capabilities in regenerative medicine and advance existing allogeneic gene-edited cell therapy programs. The P-I/II study of VCTX211, an allogeneic, gene-edited, stem cell-derived product candidate has been initiated and is ongoing for T1D
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