Editas Medicine, AskBio enter research collaboration over in vivo delivery
Editas Medicine and Asklepios BioPharmaceutical announced the companies have entered a strategic research collaboration to explore in vivo delivery of genome editing medicines to treat neurological diseases. This collaboration brings together AskBio's leading capsid development, clinical stage AAV vector delivery system, and manufacturing expertise with Editas Medicine's leading genome editing technologies to potentially develop novel medicines for patients with high unmet need. "We are excited to collaborate with AskBio, a team with unparalleled experience in AAV technology and clinical-stage manufacturing. We believe that together we can deliver innovative genome editing medicines to the nervous system and rapidly advance medicines to treat neurological diseases and help patients in great need," said Charles Albright, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Editas Medicine.