Editas Medicine Initiates IND-enabling Activities for EDIT-201, an Allogeneic NK Cell Medicine for the Treatment of Solid Tumor Cancers
“We have made significant progress in our HDNK (healthy-donor NK) cell medicine program, and we are excited to advance EDIT-201 into development for the treatment of solid tumors,” said
In parallel with its HDNK program, the Company is also advancing several other programs using CRISPR editing for the potential treatment of both solid and liquid tumors, including engineered induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)-derived NK cells, or iNK cells, and engineered gamma-delta T cells. In addition, the Company is advancing oncology therapies with engineered alpha-beta T cells in collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb.
As a leading genome editing company,
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