bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) Files An 8-K Other Events

bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 9.01 Other Events

On December 7, 2017, bluebird bio, Inc. and TC BioPharm Limited issued a joint press release announcing that the parties have entered into a strategic research collaboration and license agreement focused on gamma delta CAR T cells. The full text of the press release regarding the announcement is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

bluebird bio, Inc. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 blue-ex991_6.htm EX-99.1 blue-ex991_6.htm     Exhibit 99.1   bluebird bio and TC BioPharm Announce Strategic Collaboration to Research and Develop Gamma Delta CAR T Cell Product Candidates for Cancer Immunotherapy   – Deal combines TC BioPharm’s leading gamma delta T Cell capabilities with bluebird’s proven expertise in all stages of CAR T and gene therapy product development to discover and develop next-generation liquid and solid tumor product candidates –   Cambridge,…
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About bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE)

bluebird bio, Inc. is a biotechnology company. The Company is focused on developing transformative gene therapies for severe genetic and rare diseases and in the field of T cell-based immunotherapy. Its gene therapy clinical programs include LentiGlobin product candidate to treat transfusion-dependent B-thalassemia (TDT) and severe sickle cell disease (SCD), and Lenti-D product candidate to treat cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD), a rare hereditary neurological disorder. Its oncology programs are built using lentiviral gene delivery and T cell engineering, with a focus on developing T cell-based immunotherapies, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) T cell therapies. Its oncology program, bb2121, is a CAR T cell product candidate targeting B-cell maturation antigen, or BCMA, in multiple myeloma. It also offers discovery research programs utilizing megaTALs/homing endonuclease gene editing technologies for use across its pipeline.

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