Aldevron, the leading plasmid DNA manufacturing company, has expanded its leadership team by appointing Cynthia Biffert as Vice President of its GMP Nucleic Acids Business Unit (NABU).
Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), is collaborating with Aldevron to secure GMP plasmid DNA manufacturing capacity for Genprex's Oncoprex™ gene therapy portfolio.
The manufacturing program supports upcoming clinical trials, including Oncoprex™ in combination with Tagrisso®, which has received FDA Fast Track Designation. The collaboration with Aldevron will enable full commercial scale plasmid DNA manufacturing capabilities.
PTC Therapeutics Establishes Strategic Collaboration with Aldevron to Support GMP Plasmid Manufacturing
PTC Therapeutics, Inc., is collaborating with Aldevron to secure GMP manufacturing capacity for PTC's gene therapy portfolio. This portfolio includes the Friedreich ataxia and Angelman syndrome programs in PTC's gene therapy pipeline.
Aldevron announces GMP gene synthesis service to support neoantigen-based oncology research and other applications
Aldevron has added GMP gene synthesis to its array of services. This expanded capability will be used primarily to support Aldevron’s clients who require rapid GMP gene synthesis for novel cancer treatments based on neoantigens. The company noted the service is not suited for routine, research-grade synthesis, for which Aldevron will continue using outside providers.
Aldevron has expanded its leadership team by appointing Michelle Berg President of its GMP nucleic acids business unit. She will report to Michael Chambers, Aldevron’s founder and CEO.
Agreement provides Sarepta with committed capacity and dedicated manufacturing slots for GMP-grade plasmid production for its micro-dystrophin Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) gene therapy program, as well as plasmid capacity for future gene therapy programs
Cambridge, Mass., January 2, 2019 - Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT), the leader in precision genetic medicine for rare diseases and Aldevron, the leading producer of custom nucleic acids, proteins, and antibodies for the biotechnology industry, announced today that they have entered into a long-term strategic relationship for the supply of plasmid DNA to fulfill Sarepta’s needs for its gene therapy clinical trials and commercial supply.