Sangamo BioSciences

Sangamo plans new headquarters in Brisbane, California

Friday, November 10, 2017

Sangamo Therapeutics announced plans for new corporate headquarters at 7000 Marina Boulevard, an 88,000 square foot building at Oyster Point in Brisbane, California, in the heart of the biotech hub south of San Francisco. Occupancy of the Brisbane site is expected in late 2018, after completion of architectural improvements. The Company will retain its Point Richmond location as a Sangamo Research Center.

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Sangamo receives FDA Fast Track for SB-318a SB-913

Monday, July 17, 2017

Sangamo Therapeutics announced that the FDA has granted Fast Track designation to SB-318 and SB-913, the company’s clinical stage in vivo genome editing product candidates for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (MPS I) and MPS II, respectively. The FDA’s Fast Track designation is designed to facilitate the development and expedite the review of drugs and biologics to treat serious conditions and fill an unmet medical need. Once a drug receives Fast Track designation, early and frequent communication with the FDA is encouraged throughout the development and review process. The frequency of communication is designed to ensure that questions and issues are resolved quickly, potentially leading to earlier drug approval and access by patients.

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Edward Lanphier elected chairman of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sangamo BioSciences has announced that Edward Lanphier, the company’s president and CEO, has been elected as the next chairman of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM). Wash. D.C.-based ARM is an international organization that represents and supports industry, clinical institutions, patient advocates and other stakeholders in the development of safe and effective gene and cell therapies. Lanphier succeeds Geoff MacKay, president and CEO of Organogenesis, who will complete his two-year term as chairman on Dec. 31.

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High school junior Natalie Ng wins International BioGENEius Challenge

Friday, April 26, 2013

Natalie Ng, a junior at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, Calif., won the International BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology. Ng’s research in breast cancer and biomarkers helped her stand out from the 13 other finalists from across the U.S., Canada and Australia competing for the Challenge’s top prize, a $7,500 cash award.

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