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Philip Borden, PhD
Philip Borden, PhD

Philip Borden, PhD


Genome Editing

Phil is responsible for testing and validation of Life Edit's gene editing systems in human cells across platform development and therapeutic areas.

Prior to joining Life Edit, he worked at Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Center’s flagship research institution, where he engineered genetically encoded sensors for neurotransmitters and small molecules. 

Phil received his PhD in Biology from Johns Hopkins University, where he studied the developmental interactions between the sympathetic nervous system and pancreatic islets.

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Our Mission

To rewrite the future by curing disease, making any edit, anywhere.

Our Vision

To pave the way to faster, safer, gene editing therapeutics that cure disease and improve patient lives.

Our Values

We’re guided by curiosity, rigor, and integrity. We believe in discovery and unlimited potential. We care about science and the lives of patients.