Satellite Bio launched Wednesday with $110 million in previously undisclosed Seed and Series A investments led by aMoon Growth.

Takeda and Code Biotherapeutics announced a collaboration agreement to leverage the latter’s proprietary targeted 3DNA non-viral genetic medicine delivery platform for the design and development of gene therapies for rare diseases.

With $19 million in seed funding led by the Retinal Degeneration Fund, Opus Genetics launched with a mission to develop gene therapies for rare forms of blindness driven by genetic mutations.

The world at large has become more familiar with mRNA technology due to vaccines developed against Covid-19. Now the world will be introduced to a new type of RNA-based medicine called Endless RNA, or eRNA for short.

Oncology startup Volastra Therapeutics inked a deal with Microsoft to develop unique digital pathology tools for oncology and also announced the New York-based company’s seed funding round was extended from $12 million to $44 million.

GentiBio closed on a $20 million seed funding led by OrbiMed, Novartis Venture Fund and RA Capital Management. The company also announced exclusive licensing partnerships with Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRK), and MIGAL Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL).