The UK has a strong genetics research base: but to date, academics have found it difficult to progress gene therapy research into clinical trials and beyond. The Sheffield Gene Therapy Innovation and Manufacturing Centre (GTIMC) is one of three new hubs,...
New York based, Neurogene, has announced a research collaboration with the University of Edinburgh for the development of a multiple-platform approach to diseases not addressable by conventional gene therapy.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has acquired the rights to Hemera Biosciences’ investigational gene therapy HMR59: which has been designed to help preserve vision in patients with severe age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Special Edition: The Future of Continuous BioProcessing
Erbi Biosystems recently raised US$3.8m in a round led by Jaguar Biotech; the funds will allow the company to expand its platform of microfluidic bioprocess and bioreactor equipment, which is said to enable ultra-high cell density and continuous processing.
A neuroprotective drug which is already in development may be particularly effective for MND patients carrying a newly discovered genetic risk factor, helping to halt progression or even prevent the onset of the devastating degenerative disease.
The future of treatment for many of the most challenging diseases in the world is said to reside in personalized cell and gene therapy (CGT). These expensive and complex therapies have proven highly effective in multiple cases, but a challenge remains...
A panel discussion at the Reuters Events' Cell & Gene Therapy Conference USA 2020 looked at the key challenges in the cell and gene therapy (CGT) space, namely affordability and access, and how to circumvent those.