NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Syncona and Cancer Research Technology announced today that they have partnered to form a new company, Achilles Therapeutics, which will design and advance therapies that target truncal tumor neoantigens.

Syncona led a funding round — along with the CRT Pioneer Fund, and the University College London Technology Fund — which brought in £13.2 million ($17.5 million) to support the new firm.

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Sep
20
Sponsored by
Ion Torrent

This webinar will discuss how next-generation sequencing (NGS) can help clinical research labs and pathologists save time, money, and samples compared to single-analyte oncology research assays.

Sep
21
Sponsored by
Roche

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Sep
27
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.