New gene therapy innovation centre to advance scientific discoveries into life-changing treatments

The Sheffield Gene Therapy Innovation and Manufacturing Centre (GTIMC) will be one of three cutting-edge hubs in the UK dedicated to advancing the clinical development of new genetic treatments.

● Gene therapy is a promising treatment option for a number of diseases that currently have no other cures including inherited disorders.

● The Sheffield Hub, which is the first in the north of England, is part of an £18 million network created by LifeArc and the Medical Research Council (MRC), with support from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

● CPI will support the Gene Therapy Innovation and Manufacturing Centre in Sheffiled as one of the Co-Lead Institutions, along with the University of Birmingham, Cell & Gene Therapy Catapult, University of Liverpool, and The Midlands-Wales Advanced Therapies Treatment Centre by providing access to expertise and facilities for the development of these therapeutics…Read more