Tag Archives: cell therapy

Nurturing A Culture Of “Smart Speed” To Bring Gene Therapy To The World
June 23, 2020

By Deanna Petersen, chief business officer at AVROBIO, and Georgette Verdin, chief human resources officer at AVROBIO, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. As we approach our 5th anniversary and surpass our 125th hire, we have

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A Hat Trick Of Cell And Gene Therapy IPOs: Avro, Magenta, and Unum
June 28, 2018

Last week, AvroBio and Magenta Therapeutics priced their IPOs on the same night. Less than three months earlier, Unum Therapeutics priced its IPO. All three biotech companies are emerging leaders in the cell and gene therapy space, broadly defined. They

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Living Medicines With Curative Intent: Small N’s Go Viral
November 7, 2017

The field of gene and cell therapy has witnessed an unprecedented few months, almost unimaginable only a few years ago. It’s worth pausing to reflect on some of the recent highlights: FDA approval of two chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell

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Standing On The Shoulders Of Stem Cell Gene Therapists: History, Hyperbole And Hope For The Future
July 7, 2016

This post was written by Jason Gardner, Atlas EIR and CEO of Magenta Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. A new type of medicine was approved in Europe at the end of May that culminated

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Cell And Gene Therapy: An “Outside-In” Technology Evolution
November 12, 2015

The exciting renaissance in cell and gene therapy over the past five years has yielded some of the most innovative medical advances in the industry’s pipeline today.  There are now multiple stories of patients getting “cured” of rare diseases, responding