Keyword: gene therapy


PTC Therapeutics Gets Funding from Blackstone for Drug Development

03.11.2022 -

US biopharma PTC Therapeutics has entered into a financing collaboration with private equity group Blackstone so that it can achieve its goal of delivering at least one...


Lilly Acquires Hearing Loss Specialist Akouos

20.10.2022 -

Lilly has agreed to acquire Akouos, a precision genetic medicine company that is developing gene therapy treatments for hearing loss. Both companies’ boards have approved...


Germany’s Merck Expands CDMO Footprint

19.10.2021 -

Germany’s Merck has opened its second production facility for viral vectors at Carlsbad, California, a move the company said significantly expands its global CDMO...

Strategy & Management

At the Forefront of the Innovation Wave

05.03.2021 -

With a new strategic platform for cell and gene therapy, Bayer aims to establish a leading position in this field while continuing to drive forward the transformation of...


Sirion and Sanofi in Gene Therapy Partnership

26.02.2021 -

Germany’s Sirion Biotech has signed a license and collaboration agreement with major French pharma Sanofi on viral vector-based gene therapy. Financial terms of the...


AveXis now Novartis Gene Therapies

16.09.2020 -

Pharmaceuticals heavyweight Novartis is changing the name of its previously indirect subsidiary AveXis to Novartis Gene Therapies. The Swiss drugmaker said the change...


Janssen and MeiraGTx Link on Optical Gene Therapy

06.02.2019 - Janssen, the pharmaceuticals arm of Johnson & Johnson, is once again collaborating with US clinical-stage gene therapy company MeiraGTx to develop and commercialize treatments for...


Jacobs Wins PDH/Gene Therapy Contracts

11.01.2018 - Jacobs Engineering has won a contract to complete a front-end engineering design (FEED) study for Borealis’ proposed propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Belgium. The FEED phase...