With new CEO, $55M A round, Locana readies RNA-targeting gene therapy for clinic

As it evolves beyond Cas9, Locana plans to leverage Arch-led series A to bring its first RNA-targeting gene therapy into clinic for genetic repeat expansion diseases

Preclinical data supporting its RNA-targeting gene therapy platform enabled Locana to attract $55 million in series A funding led by existing investor Arch Venture Partners, which the San Diego company plans to use to bring its first therapy into the clinic for genetic repeat expansion diseases.

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