Cell and gene therapy advances coming fast and furious

Listen to the article 9 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. A treatment to restore eyesight and hearing. New hope for a devastating form of brain cancer. Cell therapies for gut diseases that affect digestion. These are just a few of the cell and gene therapy technologies that … Read more

The UK-based company that’s striving to overcome the limitations of T cell receptor innovation

Listen to the article 6 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. When the FDA earlier this year approved the first T cell receptor (TCR) therapeutic to treat a solid tumor, the nod marked a turning point for the field of immunotherapies and personalized medicine. The approved product, Immunocore’s … Read more

Biotech Spotlight: Graphite Bio seeks sickle cell cure with a next-gen approach

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Welcome to Biotech Spotlight, a series featuring companies with breakthrough technologies and strategies. Today, we’re looking at Graphite Bio, a gene editing company advancing a treatment for sickle cell disease that makes use of precise methods of … Read more

For Global Blood Therapeutics, the connection to sickle cell disease runs deep

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Many disadvantaged young Black people with sickle cell disease approach the healthcare system looking for pain relief only to hear providers quickly judge them as drug seekers — a reality that drives Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) to … Read more