BERKELEY, Calif.--Caribou Biosciences, Inc., a leading CRISPR genome editing company, today announced the appointment of Cherry Thomas, MD, as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development. In this newly created position, Dr. Thomas will serve as Caribou’s clinical leader and oversee the advancement of the Company’s first allogeneic CAR-T cell therapy candidate, expected to start clinical trials later this year.
BERKELEY, CA and RICHMOND, CA – February 19, 2020 – Caribou Biosciences, Inc., a leading CRISPR genome editing company, and ProMab Biotechnologies, Inc., a biotechnology CRO/CDMO specializing in antibody engineering and CAR-T development, today announced a sale and assignment agreement under which Caribou gains access to a ProMab humanized single-chain variable fragment (scFv) targeting the B Cell Maturation Antigen (BCMA) for use in allogeneic engineered cell therapies.
BERKELEY, CA – September 26, 2019 – On September 19, 2019, a three-member JAMS panel issued an Interim Award in the arbitration between Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (Intellia) and Caribou Biosciences, Inc. (Caribou). On October 17, 2018, Intellia initiated an arbitration proceeding with JAMS asserting that Caribou was violating the terms and conditions of the license agreement between Caribou and Intellia as it related to certain disputed technology in a defined field of human therapeutics.