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Merger | Merged

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About Hepregen

Hepregen, a spinout of MIT, is developing a platform to reduce the liver toxicity caused by approved drugs. The platform is based on technology developed by Sangeeta Bhatia, an associate professor in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The technology is based on engineered "miniature micro liver cells."

Hepregen Headquarter Location

200 Boston Ave Suite 150

Medford, Massachusetts, 02155,

United States

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Hepregen Patents

Hepregen has filed 4 patents.

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Clusters of differentiation, Transcription factors, Cell biology, Human cells, Immunology


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Related Topics

Clusters of differentiation, Transcription factors, Cell biology, Human cells, Immunology



Latest Hepregen News

Hepregen Corporation (Ascendance Biotechnology)

Jun 24, 2020

MIT Deshpande Center 2008 | Healthcare Hepregen Corporation is developing bioengineered solutions for drug development, including a platform for advanced toxicity screening and drug discovery. With its high fidelity model of the human liver, Hepregen's bioengineered solution may provide improved predictivity of how drugs will affect the liver once in humans. For the story of the Deshpande Center project that became Hepregen Corporation, see Case Studies . This company is a spinout of the 2006 project , Human liver models for faster, safer drug development.

  • When was Hepregen founded?

    Hepregen was founded in 2007.

  • Where is Hepregen's headquarters?

    Hepregen's headquarters is located at 200 Boston Ave, Medford.

  • What is Hepregen's latest funding round?

    Hepregen's latest funding round is Merger.

  • How much did Hepregen raise?

    Hepregen raised a total of $6.81M.

  • Who are the investors of Hepregen?

    Investors of Hepregen include Ascendance Biotechnology, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Battelle Ventures and 4 more.

  • Who are Hepregen's competitors?

    Competitors of Hepregen include Carmot Therapeutics, BioNano Genomics, Echelon Biosciences, Achaogen, Guava Technologies and 12 more.

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