Sanofi-Backed Voyager Therapeutics Hails Gene Therapy's Arrival
Emerging Company Profile: With a pipeline of products for neurological diseases and a collaboration with Sanofi's Genzyme, Voyager Therapeutics is confident that its 'one-shot' gene therapy could be the answer to treating serious diseases of the brain. CEO Steven Paul shares development and funding plans and hopes to make Voyager's gene therapies the answer to neurological maladies.
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