Cancer & Disease Research
Lessons learned help the cell and gene therapy industry deliver products to patients
On the second day of the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa, Betty Woo, PhD, vice president and general manager of cell and gene therapy (CGT) at Thermo Fisher Scientific, led a workshop titled "Industrialization of Cell Therapy Manufacturing -- Lessons Learned From Biologics." ScienceBoard.net caught up with Woo following the workshop. Read More
How can the cell and gene therapy field industrialize collaboration?
Adlai Goldberg, the global life sciences digital, social, and commercial innovation leader at Ernst & Young, led a workshop on "Unlocking the Power of Collaboration to Fuel the Industry Transformation for Cell and Gene Therapies" at the 2021 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa. Goldberg called on the cell and gene therapy industry to adopt a mindset of co-collaboration. Read More
5 takeaways from the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa
In this final episode of our coverage from the 2021 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa, hosted by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, ScienceBoard.net Editor-in-Chief, Samantha Black, PhD, discusses five takeaways from the event. Read More
Early engagement with regulatory agencies is key to therapeutic development
Next-generation advanced therapies call for novel regulatory approaches, according to Mark Lane, PhD, vice president, development consulting and scientific affairs, of Biopharma Excellence by PharmaLex. Lane moderated a panel discussion titled "Innovative Regulatory Pathways for Next-Generation Treatments" at the 2021 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa. Read More
New platform identifies best viral vectors for gene therapy
Researchers have developed a novel computational platform that identifies the best viral vector to deliver a gene therapy to its target. The technology, described October 19 in eLife, promises to speed development of adeno-associated virus-mediated gene therapies against vision loss and other disorders. Read More
Bacteria use 'belt and braces' defense system vs. bacteriophages
Researchers have shown how a plasmid in the bacterium Escherichia fergusonii uses a "belt and braces" approach to defend itself against bacteriophages. The breakthrough, published on October 18 in Nucleic Acids Research, could lead to new DNA-targeting biotechnology tools. Read More
Cardiovascular cell, gene therapy leaders discuss nascent field
The emerging field of cardiovascular cell and gene therapies shows great promise to significantly improve clinical outcomes, but it still faces key challenges, according to an October 13 plenary session at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa. Read More
CGTBO editor comments on trends from Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa
Blake Middleton, editor of Cell & Gene Therapy Business Outlook (CGTBO), was joined by Bruce Carlson, senior vice president of publications at Science and Medicine Group, to review the latest developments in therapies from the 2021 Cell  & Gene Meeting on Mesa. Read More
Opportunities abound in cell and gene therapy for discerning investors
CARLSBAD, CA - There are more opportunities in the cell and gene therapy sector than ever before. But to profit from them, investors must be more discerning than in the past, according to a panel of investors at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa on October 14. Read More
Precision Advance aims to improve patient access to cell and gene therapy
Improving patient access to cell and gene therapy treatments is the goal of Precision Advance, an initiative of Precision Medicine Group. Precision Advance provides a set of interconnected services and personnel designed to help bring new therapies to market. Read More
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