Scoop: Juno re­cruits Sunil Agar­w­al as R&D chief, open­ing a Bay Area fa­cil­i­ty in re­search re­vamp

Hans Bish­op, CEO of Juno Ther­a­peu­tics Vic­tor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Get­ty Im­ages

A trou­bled Juno Ther­a­peu­tics $JUNO has re­cruit­ed ex-Genen­tech sci­en­tist Sunil Agar­w­al to head up a re­vamped R&D or­ga­ni­za­tion as the Seat­tle-based biotech sets out to es­tab­lish a San Fran­cis­co group to help rev up its work on the biotech’s lead­ing CAR-T ther­a­pies and get back on tar­get af­ter its lead pro­gram jumped the tracks, End­points News has learned.

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