NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gene editing firm Editas Medicine today announced it has secured $43 million in Series A financing.

The financing was led by Flagship Ventures, Polaris Partners, and Third Rock Ventures. Partners Innovation Fund also participated.

Editas plans to use its genome editing technology to develop new therapeutics “that enable precise and corrective molecular modification to treat the underlying cause of a broad range of diseases at the genetic level.”

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