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GSK outlines deal to send cell therapies back to Adaptimmune

April 11, 2023

GSK has outlined a deal to send two cancer immunotherapies back to biotechnology company Adaptimmune Therapeutics, a move that follows the larger drugmaker’s recent decision to stop investing in cell and gene therapy research.

Adaptimmune announced last October that it would regain rights to the two programs, each of which are in development for solid tumors. On Tuesday, the biotech revealed terms of the agreement. It will get about $37 million in cash from GSK, and receive all materials, data and trial sponsorship responsibilities related to the drugs later this year.

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