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Caribou Biosciences said Thursday that its CRISPR-edited T-cell therapy induced complete remissions in four of five patients with advanced B-cell lymphoma — the first clinical trial data to emerge from the biotech company co-founded by Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna.

The study results are preliminary but establish Caribou’s presence among a group of drugmakers leveraging genome-editing technologies to engineer different types of immune cells into off-the-shelf, cancer-killing treatments.

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