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Nick Leschly will become CEO of oncology-focused spinoff, while Andrew Obenshain will help gene therapy-focused bluebird
The results are in for hATTR amyloidosis with polyneuropathy, while results for hereditary and wild-type ATTR with cardiomyopathy are expected later this year.
The investment is the latest in Bayer’s series of moves into cell and gene therapy, amid growing industry interest in CAR-NKs.
Execs said data from the institutional setting could be a bridge to other settings, while the duration of response indicates a real-world benefit that could aid adoption.
The company’s announcement that it would supply at least 600 million doses of mRNA-1273 came as US vaccination rates have fallen far short of expectations.
Development of vaccines usually takes years, but drug makers whittled the process down to a matter of months amid a concerted response to a global health threat.