NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gene modification firm Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals said on Friday that it received $4.3 million in grants and investments to further develop its DNA modification technology.

The Lexington, Ky.-based firm said that it received a Small Business Innovation Research grant of almost $2.0 million from the National Institutes of Health's Office of the Director, and a $1.0 million grant from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.

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