BASEL, Switzerland and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CRISPR Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CRSP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on translating CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology into transformative medicines, today announced that Rodger Novak, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and Founder of CRISPR Therapeutics, will present at the 42nd Annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the InterContinental Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.
Event: 42nd Annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd
Time: 4:10 PM EDT
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed under "Events & Presentations" in the Investors & Media section of the Company's website at www.crisprtx.com.
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 is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland with its R&D operations based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit www.crisprtx.com.
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