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Astellas invests $50m to support advancement of Poseida’s cancer cell therapy

August 8, 2023


Under the terms of the agreement, Astellas will invest a total of $50m, including $25m to acquire 8,333,333 in shares of the common stock of Poseida, as well as a one-time $25m payment for a right of exclusive negotiation and the first refusal to licence one of Poseida’s clinical stage programmes.

In oncology, Poseida’s research and development of cell and gene therapies for cancer and rare genetic diseases provides a broad pipeline of allogeneic CAR-T cell therapy product candidates for solid and liquid tumours.

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