NeuExcell Therapeutics, Inc., a preclinical gene therapy company focusing on improving the lives of patients suffering from neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the signing of a lease with The Discovery Labs in King of Prussia, PA. This lease sets the stage for NeuExcell to establish their long-term corporate headquarters in the heart of Philadelphia’s Cellicon Valley region and enables the company to build a world-class team tapping into the veteran cell and gene therapy talent in Greater Philadelphia.
The Discovery Labs’ 2.4 million square foot site in King of Prussia, PA provides all the necessary ingredients to accelerate speed to market for cell and gene therapy innovators. The Center for Breakthrough Medicines is a cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) for plasmid DNA, viral vectors, and cellular therapy products and is located on-site.
Neil Sheppard is an Immunologist educated in the UK at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford. He has over 18 years’ experience in the fields of vaccines and immunotherapies, including over a dozen years leading drug discovery and development programs in Big Pharma and Biotech.