21:25 , May 1, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Gilead, bluebird, Apollomics

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) said Robin Washington will retire as EVP and CFO, effective March 1, 2020. Washington, who joined Gilead in 2008, will continue in her role while the company identifies a successor. Gene...
21:18 , Jan 9, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Tak joins Flagship, Evercore taps Mehrotra

Paul-Peter Tak has stepped down from GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) to join Flagship Pioneering as a venture partner. He was GSK's SVP of R&D, chief immunology officer and development lead. Evercore ISI hired Ravi Mehrotra...
06:14 , Aug 10, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Regeneron, bluebird ink multitarget deal for cancer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:REGN) and bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) partnered to develop cell therapies against at least six undisclosed targets for cancer indications. The companies will use Regeneron's VelociSuite platform to discover and develop human...
22:43 , Aug 6, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Regeneron, bluebird in multitarget cell therapy deal

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:REGN) and bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) partnered to develop cell therapies against at least six undisclosed targets for cancer indications. The companies will use Regeneron's VelociSuite platform to discover and develop human...
17:58 , Jul 20, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Kite looks to Gadeta for gamma delta T cell tech

Kite Pharma Inc. and Gadeta B.V. (Utrecht, the Netherlands) partnered to develop T cell therapies that express gamma delta TCRs for hematologic malignancies and solid tumors using Gadeta's platform. Kite, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences...
20:06 , Jul 19, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Kite, Gadeta in gamma delta T cell deal

Kite Pharma Inc. and Gadeta B.V. (Utrecht, the Netherlands) partnered to develop T cell therapies that express gamma delta TCRs for hematologic malignancies and solid tumors using Gadeta's platform. Kite, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences...
00:06 , Jun 28, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Arrakis, Astellas

Arrakis Therapeutics Inc. (Waltham, Mass.) founder and CSO Russ Petter is transitioning to Jennifer Petter. The news was announced in a blog post by Chairman and CEO Michael Gilman. "The support for this transition at...
18:21 , May 25, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Lava raises €16M for gamma delta T cell platform

Lava Therapeutics B.V. ('s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands) raised €16 million ($18.8 million) on May 23 in a series B round led by Gilde Healthcare and Versant Ventures. Also participating were MRL Ventures Fund, Lupus Ventures and...
09:12 , May 23, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Lava raises €16M for gamma delta T cell platform

Lava Therapeutics B.V. ('s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands) raised €16 million ($18.8 million) in a series B round led by Gilde Healthcare and Versant Ventures. Also participating were MRL Ventures Fund, Lupus Ventures and Biox Biosciences. Lupus...
00:19 , Mar 7, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Alliance, Anika

Alliance Pharma plc (LSE:APH) said CEO John Dawson will step down, effective May 1. He will be succeeded by Deputy CEO Peter Butterfield. The company also said Chairman Andrew Smith has stepped down. Smith is...