While the field of gene therapy is still relatively new, it’s moving at a breakneck pace. In fact, 1,745 gene therapies are currently in development around the world! Technological advancements in gene editing, modulation, and replacement technologies have helped to advance this new breed of therapies, raising hope for cures for many of these rare diseases in the near future.
Horizon Therapeutics to acquire MedImmune Spinout Viela Bio in deal with equity value of $3.05 billionPublished on :
During a conference call this morning, Horizon Therapeutics Chief Executive Officer Tim Walbery pointed to the depth of Viela’s research and development programs, the company’s understanding of common mechanisms of autoimmunity, and its strong legacy management from MedImmune as net positives for Horizon. During the call, Walbery said Viela is a “strong strategic fit” that will drive long-term and sustainable growth for Horizon.
Viela Bio’s Uplizna™ Granted FDA Approval As Company’s First Commercial Product Viela Bio’s Uplizna™ (inebilizumab-cdon), a treatment for adult patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), was approved by the [….]
The Top Biotech Companies That are Hiring – June 2020 June 9, 2020 Despite the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) continue to [….]
Industry Leaders Outline Best Strategies for Attracting Talent in the BioHealth Capital Region Recruiting and attracting talent is one of the top priorities and challenges for biotech and life science [….]
BioHealth Capital Region Startups Raised More Than $739M in 2019 These 15 Biohealth Startups had a Banner Year, Setting Themselves Up for Success in 2020 The startup ecosystem in the [….]
Viela Bio Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell in Highly Anticipated Biotech IPO October 3, 2019 It has been just 20 months since Viela Bio was founded and today Viela Bio CEO [….]
Why Developing Cures for Rare Disease Isn’t So Rare Anymore These Six Maryland Biotech Companies Are Seeing Success in Targeting Rare Diseases September 3, 2019 Groundbreaking technology and scientific advancements, [….]
Viela Bio Becomes Latest Biotech Intent on Going Public with $150M Offering AstraZeneca spinout files for IPO on Nasdaq August 29, 2019 Viela Bio, the AstraZeneca spin-off biotech, has captured [….]
Viela Bio Appoints Mitchell Chan as Chief Financial Officer Mitchell Chan is appointed as Chief Financial Officer Gaithersburg, MD—July 1, 2019 – Viela Bio today announced the appointment of Mitchell Chan [….]