Generation Bio raises $125 million | March 5, 2018 Issue - Vol. 96 Issue 10 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 96 Issue 10 | p. 11 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 5, 2018

Generation Bio raises $125 million

By Ryan Cross
Department: Business
Keywords: Gene therapy, Generation Bio, close ended DNA, ceDNA

Less than two months after launching with $25 million in series A funding, Generation Bio has raised $100 million in series B funding to develop its re-doseable gene therapies. Existing gene therapies require DNA to be delivered into cells via a virus, which means a therapy can’t be given to the same person twice because it will cause an immune response. Generation Bio is developing a nonviral approach that uses lipid nanoparticles to deliver a strand of close-ended DNA. The Cambridge, Mass.-based firm was founded by Atlas Venture.

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