Leucid Bio and Great Ormond Street Hospital enter commercial agreement at new gene therapy manufacturing centre

  • Agreement to manufacture Leucid Lead asset, LEU011 for the treatment of solid tumours and haematological malignancies utilising facilities and quality assurance services at the Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children is first-of-its-kind.
  • Leucid Bio to retain IP in respect of services arising from this venture.
  • Leucid Bio expects to file its CTA to initiate the clinical trial in H1 2023 and subject to regulatory approval to be dosing patients, by H2 2023.

London, UK – 16 March 2023 – Leucid Bio (“Leucid” or the “Company”), a biotech company pursuing a differentiated approach to develop next generation Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapies using the Company’s proprietary Lateral CAR Platform to improve treatment outcomes and save the lives of patients with refractory cancers, today announces a first-of-its-kind commercial manufacturing master services agreement with Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) to manufacture lead asset, LEU011 a lateral CAR targeting NKG2D ligands, for use in human clinical studies. Leucid Bio expects to file its Clinical Trial Application (CTA) to initiate the clinical trial in H1 2023 and to be dosing patients suffering from solid tumours and haematological malignancies, by H2 2023, subject to regulatory approval.

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