Catherine Wood, CEO and CIO at ARK Investment Management (ARK), invests on the cutting edge of robotics, energy storage, next-generation internet and blockchain technology. However it is in the field of genomic sequencing that she tell us: “Something is happening that is more profound than I’ve ever experienced”. 


Key points

  • A revolutionary gene-editing technology has emerged that may potentially hold the cure for some diseases. The first human trials in the US are taking place this year in cases of paediatric blindness.
  • Another technology that ARK is backing can turn a patient’s immune system against cancerous cells. It is yielding promising results in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. 

Further insights 

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