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Calimmune Expands Lentiviral Gene Therapy Pipeline Through License of Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutic Candidate

License of Gamma-Globin from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to be used in combination with Calimmune’s Select+™ Technology.

Calimmune, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company, today announced a license agreement with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati Children’s) to develop and commercialize gene therapies combining Calimmune’s Select+™ technology with Cincinnati Children’s proprietary gene therapy construct for the treatment of patients with sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia. Calimmune’s Select+™ platform aims to improve engraftment of stem cell gene therapies through a post-cellular infusion selection process.