REGENXBIO Starts 2022 by Moving DMD Gene Therapy into the Clinic and Advancing AbbVie Partnership

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Rare disease-focused REGENXBIO hit the ground running in 2022 with its developmental programs for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and wet age-related macular degeneration. The Maryland-based company received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to initiate a first-in-human study of its gene therapy for the rare form of muscular dystrophy.

REGENXBIO Closes $370M+ Gene Therapy Eye Care Collaboration Agreement with AbbVie for Wet AMD and Diabetic Retinopathy

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REGENXBIO Inc. (Nasdaq: RGNX) today announced the closing of its Collaboration and License Agreement with AbbVie to develop and commercialize RGX-314, a potential one-time gene therapy for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD), diabetic retinopathy (DR) and other chronic retinal diseases.

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures Boosts Maryland Life Sciences

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Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) has had a significant impact on the Maryland life sciences ecosystem since its founding in 2014, assisting with hundreds of licensed therapeutics in development and backing nearly 200 startups that have collectively nearly $3 billion in venture capital funding, 30% of which has remained in the state.