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Category: cell and gene therapy

  • New Cell & Gene Therapy Collective seeks to boost UK adoption

    The UK has been a global leader in introducing cell and gene therapies that can potentially transform the lives of patients with debilitating diseases – but there are still many barriers to wider adoption. These challenges often arise because these therapies go through the same value assessment processes as less complex medicines, and the infrastructure […]

  • ATMPS and Ori Biotech Collaborate on an Integrated Digital Platform for Cell and Gene Therapy Developers

     ATMPS Ltd, a leader in blockchain-based “vein to vein” cell orchestration platforms for advanced therapies, and Ori Biotech, an innovator in cell and gene therapy (CGT) manufacturing platforms, today announce a global collaboration to create seamless integration between their respective data platforms to support the development of Advanced Therapies. The non-exclusive partnership will result in the integration […]

  • Gene editing: beyond the hype

    Genome editing is an exciting but still nascent field, and companies in the area face as many obstacles as they do opportunities. Sangamo CEO Sandy Macrae told us how his company is being cautious about the hype and finding ways to be financially viable in an emerging space. ‘Cutting edge’ is, for once, a truly […]

  • Bayer buys cell & gene therapy firm AskBio for $4 billion

    Bayer is making clear its ambitions in cell and gene therapy with a $4 billion acquisition of US biotech Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, also known as AskBio. AskBio’s portfolio includes pre-clinical and clinical stage candidates for the treatment of neuromuscular, central nervous system, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Through the acquisition, Bayer will gain full rights to the […]

  • Preparing for an influx of cell and gene therapy approvals

    Cell and gene therapies offer some of the most groundbreaking advancements in patient care the pharma industry has ever seen. However, to fully realise the potential of these innovative therapies, integration across the supply chain is critical – particularly with reimbursement and logistics. As of the end of 2019, there were 17 cell and gene […]