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Gamida Cell Announces $3.5 Million Grant from the Israeli Government

Gamida Cell, a leader in cellular and immune therapies for the treatment of cancer and orphan genetic diseases, announced today that it has been awarded a grant of $3.5 million from the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) of the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry. The mission of the IIA is to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in various industries, including science and technology, while stimulating economic growth.

The non-dilutive funding, combined with the $40 million financing round, will support Gamida Cell’s ongoing research and development efforts, including its Phase 3 registration study of NiCord for hematological malignancies, such as leukemia and lymphoma, its clinical trials of CordIn for sickle cell disease and thalassemia, and its NK cell therapy for blood and solid cancers.