Thoughts on GSK’s Decision to Transfer Cell Therapy Programs to Adaptimmune and Terminate Collaboration with Lyell; Is GSK Giving Up on Cell Therapy?

On Tuesday, October 25, Adaptimmune announced (press release / SEC Form 8-K) the transfer of GSK’s NY-ESO and PRAME cell therapy programs to Adaptimmune. Additionally, on Monday, October 24, Lyell Immunopharma reported (SEC Form 8-K) that GSK has terminated its agreement with Lyell for the research and development of T-cell therapies, including LYL132 and LYL331. Below, Celltelligence provides insights on how GSK’s decision could affect the strategy from Adaptimmune and Lyell, while discussing GSK’s uncertain future in cell therapy.

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