Kelly Ganjei, AmplifyBio CEO

Am­pli­fy­Bio scoops up lab space and oth­er as­sets from PACT Phar­ma as cell ther­a­py biotech read­justs

The West Coast cell ther­a­py biotech PACT Phar­ma was fac­ing some chal­lenges af­ter sev­er­al em­ploy­ees got the axe from the com­pa­ny and ex­ecs put the ki­bosh on its on­ly clin­i­cal tri­al. Now, the com­pa­ny has sold some of its as­sets to an Ohio-based con­tract re­search or­ga­ni­za­tion.

Am­pli­fy­Bio has ac­quired a 46,280 square-foot lab in South San Fran­cis­co, CA, with around 40 em­ploy­ees spe­cial­iz­ing in cell and gene ther­a­py de­vel­op­ment and ac­cess to tech­nol­o­gy plat­forms that can be ap­plied to “prod­uct char­ac­ter­i­za­tion.”

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