Gene Therapy

February 4, 2019

Cell & Gene Therapy: Increasing Demand for Viral Vectors Drives Biomanufacturing Innovation & CDMO Investment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cell and gene therapies (CGTs) offer an unprecedented opportunity to treat diseases for which existing interventions are inadequate, potentially offering cures for previously terminal illnesses. […]
October 24, 2018
RNAi Therapeutics Come of Age: Exploring the Peaks & Troughs of Alnylam's Thirty Year Journey to First Approval

RNAi Therapeutics Come of Age: Exploring the Peaks & Troughs of Alnylam’s Thirty Year Journey to First Approval

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   In August 2018, the FDA & European Commission announced the approval of Alnylam Pharmaceutical’s ONPATTRO, a first-of-its-kind RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutic. Evolution Executive’s latest […]
October 10, 2018
Global Drug Development IPOs: 26 Companies Raise $3.18B in Q3 as First Pre-Revenue Biotechs List on HKEX

Global Drug Development IPOs: 26 Companies Raise $3.18B in Q3 as First Pre-Revenue Biotechs List on HKEX

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Drug Development IPO market enjoyed a strong third quarter, with over $3.18B raised by 26 companies across the globe, bringing the year-to-date total up […]
July 12, 2018
Global Drug Development IPOs: NASDAQ Dominance Continues as 26 Companies Raise Over $2.54B in Q2

Global Drug Development IPOs: NASDAQ Dominance Continues as 26 Companies Raise Over $2.54B in Q2

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Drug Development IPO market enjoyed a strong second quarter, with over $2.54B raised by 26 companies across the globe. 85% of companies that listed during […]
April 12, 2018
Lonza Opens World’s Largest Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing Plant in Texas

Lonza Opens World’s Largest Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing Plant in Texas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Swiss CDMO Lonza recently opened the world’s biggest manufacturing plant to produce custom viruses for use in cell and gene therapies. The facility, based in […]
February 20, 2018
2018 Global Drug Development IPO Review

2018 Global Drug Development IPO Analysis: $10.24B Raised in Strongest Year on Record

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Drug Development IPO market enjoyed a strong year in 2018, with over $10.24B raised by 95 companies across 15 global exchanges. When compared to […]
January 30, 2018
GLOBAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT IPOs: $6.4B Raised as Bullish Investors Back Biologics & Gene Therapies Despite Slowed Growth in 2017

Global Therapeutic IPO Review: $6.4B Raised as Bullish Investors Back Biologics & Gene Therapies Despite Slowed Growth in 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2017 saw a total of 73 Drug Development IPOs across 15 global exchanges, compared to 58 IPOs in 2016. In total approximately $6.4B was raised, 1% […]
January 23, 2018
Gene Therapy Manufacturing: An Impending Crisis or Temporary Growing Pains?

Gene Therapy Manufacturing: An Impending Crisis or Temporary Growing Pains?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Food and Drug Administration recently announced the first ever approval of a directly administered gene therapy in the United States. Spark Therapeutics one-time gene therapy […]
October 24, 2017
Monogenic Gene Therapies: Will Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna Avoid the Fate of Glybera & Strimvelis?

Monogenic Gene Therapies: Will Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna Avoid the Fate of Glybera & Strimvelis?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Philadelphia-based Spark Therapeutics recently received unanimous backing from an FDA advisory panel for Luxturna™, a one-shot gene therapy treatment for biallelic RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophy […]
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