• Are You Leveraging KOLs For Biopharma Market Access As Much As You Could Be?

    Pharmaceutical companies spend a lot of time and effort engaging and collaborating with key opinion leaders (KOLs), an exercise typically owned by medical affairs. But few take advantage of network mapping tools and relationship-building principles from a market access lens to help inform and shape coverage strategies and identify access champions for their products.

  • Cell And Gene Therapies: Solving Six Challenges

    This past year has seen remarkable progress in the growth of cell and gene therapies. While advances in cell reprogramming, genetic editing, and manufacturing mean affordable cell and gene therapies for a range of diseases and uses, the go-forward path will require planning around these six major issues.

  • CMS Restructured The CAR-T DRG – What It Means For Manufacturers & 4 Strategies Forward

    In August 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded the chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) diagnosis-related group (DRG). While industry generally views this change as a positive development, significant uncertainties remain as to the specific immunotherapies included and how payment will change over time. To prepare, you should adjust your launch strategies.

  • Guide To Transitioning Clinical Cell Therapy Manufacturing To Commercial Scale

    More and more CGT manufacturers are focusing on automating and closing unit processes earlier in the developmental cycle. This saves significant time, increases efficiency and reduces cost. In this paper, we discuss the automation strategies that CGT manufacturers should consider during this transition. We also provide a manufacturing roadmap that can improve manufacturing efficiencies along the developmental journey.

  • Shaping A System That Enables Patients To Access High-Cost Cell & Gene Therapies

    The health and life sciences industry needs to create an effective financial system to support the complex new payment structures being adopted for cell and gene therapies.

  • Gene Therapy For Rare Disorders Panel Summary

    A panel of industry experts share updates on their current pipelines, development process, and discuss of their unique experiences and lessons learned in leading early-stage gene therapy companies.

  • Payers Create CAR-T Approval Systems As Adoption Increases

    Spurred by CMS’s decision to cover CAR-T cell therapies under Medicare, commercial payers are beginning to systematize approvals for CAR-T treatment as use of these breakthrough cancer therapies is beginning to ramp up. In this article experts weigh in on factors driving authorizations now and what to expect as more CAR-T therapies are approved.

  • A Maverick Gene Therapy Manufacturing Strategy

    Sio Gene Therapies CEO Pavan Cheruvu explains the company’s rationale for migrating away from a hybrid in-house/CDMO manufacturing model to a fully insourced one. 

  • Innovation: Shortening The Path To Commercialization In Advanced Therapies

    In this Precision ADVANCE panel, industry experts share perspectives on the current state of the cell and gene therapy industry and provide key insights in shortening time-to-market for advanced therapies.

  • The Next Decade In Gene Therapy Innovation — 6 Critical Questions (And Answers)

    What's ahead for gene therapy in the next decade? This article highlights six key questions and recommendations for the future of the industry. For example, what technologies should gene therapy companies evaluate beyond delivery vehicles, and how should a gene therapy be priced?