FLORHAM PARK, N.J., March 18, 2021 — Celularity Inc. (“Celularity”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company, leading the next evolution in cellular medicine with the development of off-the-shelf allogeneic therapies derived from the postpartum human placenta, announced that the company has received Fast Track Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its non-genetically modified cryopreserved human placental hematopoietic stem cell-derived natural killer (NK) cell therapy, CYNK-001, for the treatment of adults with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). CYNK-001 is currently being investigated in multiple clinical trials, including a Phase 1 clinical trial for GBM. [Read more…]
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Celonic to Boost Its Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT) Production with a Facility in the Upcoming Life Science Parket Rheintal, located in Stein, Switzerland.
Celonic Group, a leading global CDMO specializing in the development and production of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) and bio-therapeutics, announced a long-term lease agreement for a new production site and office space. The facility will span 91,500 square feet (8,500 sqm) in the WST-222 building at the Novartis-operated Life Science Park Rheintal. [Read more…]
SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2021 — SMSbiotech, Inc. announced today that a recent study on the interaction between Alveolar Type 2 (AT2) cells (lung progenitor cells) and Small Mobile Stem (SMS) cells demonstrates critical changes to the gene expression of the AT2 cells responsible for regenerating lung cells. [Read more…]
Pharmaron Continues to Expand Its Capacity to Offer Commercial Manufacturing Services for CGT Products
February 28, 2021, BEIJING–Pharmaron Beijing Co., Limited (Stock Code: 300759.SZ/3759.HK) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Allergan Biologics Limited (“The ABL site”) in Liverpool, UK, for US$118.7 million in cash from AbbVie. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. [Read more…]