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Main focus: Stem cell engineering for treatment of diabetes
Company stage: Clinical
Diseases: Type 1 and 2 diabetes
Genome editing tool: CRISPR-Cas9
Funding stage: Private
Location: San Diego, CA, USA
Partners: CRISPR Therapeutics
Viacyte is developing engineered stem cells in order to treat diabetes. The company has an ongoing collaboration with CRISPR Therapeutics, for which the companies seek to develop a next generation stem cell product for all type 1 diabetes and insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes patients. The programme is currently in a research phase.