Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering launches Sigilon Therapeutics

Monday, June 26, 2017

Flagship Pioneering, a fully-integrated life science innovation enterprise, announced the launch of Sigilon Therapeutics. Sigilon Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops category-defining biocompatible encapsulated cell therapies. Sigilon Therapeutics’ discovery platform combines cell engineering and revolutionary biocompatible Afibromer technology, a new class of implantable biomaterials that do not trigger fibrosis.

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Flagship Pioneering appoints David Epstein executive partner

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Flagship Pioneering has announced the appointment of industry veteran David Epstein to serve in the newly created role of executive partner. Epstein will join as a strategic resource to the firm that systematically conceives, creates, resources and grows first-in-category ventures to transform human health and sustainability. The appointment follows Flagship’s recent additions of industry leaders Dr. Michael Rosenblatt (formerly of Merck) as chief medical officer and Jim Gilbert (formerly of Boston Scientific and Bain) as senior partner, and supports the firm’s goal of driving accelerated value growth within its portfolio companies.

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