Data from therapy development, especially those involving cells, can quickly mushroom into an unmanageable pile in the lab — what happens when you move to the clinic? We sat down with Venn Life Sciences to discuss effective strategies in data management that might benefit companies looking to bring a therapy like Tregs to market.
Cell therapies are one of the major trends in biotech, and they’re being investigated as a therapy for everything from cancer to chronic inflammation. Say you’re a company looking to leverage T-cells, the ‘soldiers of the immune, if all goes well, you might succeed in finding a cure in the lab, but what happens when you scale up for clinical trials? From their PhD work, scientists are trained to manage laboratory-scale datasets, but the industrial expansion could pose a daunting challenge, especially when it comes to cell therapies.
Open Orphan (LON:ORPH) was founded in 2017, with the goal of rapidly building Europe’s leading pharma services company by a management team with extensive industry and financial expertise. The company comprises of two commercial specialist CRO services businesses (Venn Life Sciences and hVIVO) and is also developing a genomics data platform business (Genomic Health Data).