BASEL, Switzerland and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CRISPR Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CRSP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on creating transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases, today announced that Rodger Novak, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and Founder of CRISPR Therapeutics and Samarth Kulkarni, Ph.D., President and Chief Business Officer of CRISPR Therapeutics, will present at the Piper Jaffray GenomeRx Symposium at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, New York.
Event: Piper Jaffray GenomeRx Symposium
Panel: Gene Editing- Moving from Tools To Therapies
Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time: 12:05 PM EDT
About CRISPR Therapeutics
CRISPR Therapeutics is a leading gene-editing company focused on developing transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases using its proprietary CRISPR / Cas9 gene-editing platform. CRISPR / Cas9 is a revolutionary technology that allows for precise, directed changes to genomic DNA. The company's multi-disciplinary team of world-class researchers and drug developers is working to translate this technology into breakthrough human therapeutics in a number of serious diseases. Additionally, CRISPR Therapeutics has established strategic collaborations with Bayer AG and Vertex Pharmaceuticals to develop CRISPR-based therapeutics in diseases with high unmet need. The foundational CRISPR / Cas9 patent estate for human therapeutic use was licensed from the company's scientific founder Emmanuelle Charpentier, Ph.D. CRISPR Therapeutics AG is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, with its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, CRISPR Therapeutics, Inc., and R&D operations based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit http://www.crisprtx.com.
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