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Editas Medicine 

300 Third Street, First Floor

Cambridge  Massachusetts  02142  U.S.A.
Phone: 617-401-9000 Fax: n/a


Editas Medicine is a transformative genome editing company founded by world leaders in the fields of genome editing, protein engineering, and molecular and structural biology, with specific expertise in CRISPR/Cas9 and TALENs technologies.

The company's mission is to translate its genome editing technology into a novel class of human therapeutics that enable precise and corrective molecular modification to treat the underlying cause of a broad range of diseases at the genetic level. The company has generated substantial patent filings and has access to intellectual property covering foundational genome editing technologies, as well as essential advancements and enablements that will uniquely allow the company to translate early findings into viable human therapeutic products.

Editas was founded in 2013 with $43 million in Series A venture capital financing led by leading health care venture capital firms Flagship Ventures, Polaris Partners and Third Rock Ventures with participation from Partners Innovation Fund.

Key Statistics

Ownership: Private

Web Site: Editas Medicine
Employees: n/a


Start Up

Company News
Editas Medicine Appoints John D. Mendlein, Ph.D., To Board Of Directors 1/29/2016 8:00:29 AM
Gates-Backed Editas Medicine Sets Terms for $122 Million CRISPR IPO 1/26/2016 6:01:04 AM
Editas Medicine Expands Leadership Team With Key Organizational Appointments 1/5/2016 10:53:06 AM
Six Biotechs Start Out 2016 By Filing IPOs 1/5/2016 8:13:44 AM
Gates and Google (GOOG)-Backed Editas Medicine Files for $100 Million IPO 1/5/2016 6:13:03 AM
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Crossovers Dump $120 Million Into Editas Medicine to Advance Genome Editing 8/10/2015 6:04:42 AM
Editas Medicine Named A 2015 Technology Pioneer By World Economic Forum 8/5/2015 11:25:59 AM
Editas Medicine Appoints Andrew Hack, M.D., Ph.D., As Chief Financial Officer 7/1/2015 10:47:09 AM
Editas Medicine, Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Hammer Out $727 Million CAR T R&D Deal 5/27/2015 5:39:20 AM
Editas Medicine Announces Six Scientific Presentations At The American Society Of Gene And Cell Therapy 18th Annual Meeting 5/6/2015 11:58:24 AM