Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

‘Cheek Week’ Seeks Donors to Join Marrow Donor Program

As a stem cell transplant is the only curative treatment for sickle cell disease (SCD), a blood disorder that disproportionately affects Blacks and African Americans, “Cheek Week” is again calling for the participation and inclusion of donors from different ethnic backgrounds in the Be The Match registry,…

Lonza to Produce Aruvant’s ARU-1801 for Pivotal Trial

A recent manufacturing agreement between Aruvant Sciences and Lonza will advance the development of ARU-1801, an investigational gene therapy for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). Under the agreement, Lonza will be responsible for producing Aruvant’s gene therapy for an upcoming pivotal clinical trial. The company already has…