DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--Precision BioSciences, the ARCUS genome editing company with novel product development programs in gene therapy, cancer immunotherapy and non-GMO food, will give three presentations at the upcoming ASGCT 21 st  Annual Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois, May 16-19, 2018.

Precision's co-founder and CSO, Derek Jantz, will attend the conference along with a group of Precision scientists. He notes, “The Precision team is looking forward to participating in the research dialogue at ASGCT this year. We are particularly eager to share our experiences towards developing an  in vivo  gene editing solution, including results of extensive NHP testing. We will also present new data from our gene-edited allogeneic T cell platform, including manufacturing results for our lead CAR T program.”

Precision BioSciences presentations at ASGCT include:

About Precision BioSciences

Precision BioSciences is a biotechnology company dedicated to improving life. Our mission is to cure genetic disease, overcome cancer, and feed the planet through innovative scientific solutions and with a focus on genome editing. ARCUS®, Precision’s unique, therapeutic-grade genome editing system combines the specificity and efficacy required to translate the promise of gene editing into life changing gene therapies, cell therapies, and agricultural products. To learn more about our platform capabilities and pipeline visit  www.precisionbiosciences.com.

About The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy

ASGCT is the primary membership organization for scientists, physicians, professionals, and patient advocates involved in gene and cell therapy. The Society’s mission is to advance knowledge, awareness and education leading to discovery and clinical application of gene and cell therapies to alleviate disease. ASGCT’s vision is to serve as a catalyst to transform medicine by advancing gene and cell therapies to benefit patients and society.

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CONTACT: Precision BioSciences

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heather.king@precisionbiosciences.com

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