Committed to transforming the lives of patients with severe genetic and rare diseases

With its lentiviral-based gene therapies, T cell immunotherapy expertise and gene editing capabilities, bluebird bio (NASDAQ: BLUE) has built an integrated product platform with broad potential application to severe genetic diseases and cancer. bluebird bio's gene therapy clinical programs include its Lenti-D™ product candidate, currently in a Phase 2/3 study, called the Starbeam Study, for the treatment of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, and its LentiGlobin® product candidate, currently in five clinical studies for the treatment of transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia, also known as β-thalassemia major, and severe sickle cell disease. bluebird bio's oncology pipeline is built upon the company's leadership in lentiviral gene delivery and T cell engineering, with a focus on developing novel T cell-based immunotherapies, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR T) and T cell receptor (TCR) therapies. bluebird bio's lead oncology programs, bb2121 and bb21217, are anti-BCMA CAR T programs partnered with Celgene. bb2121 and bb21217 are each currently being studied in Phase 1 trials for the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. bluebird bio also has discovery research programs utilizing megaTALs/homing endonuclease gene editing technologies with the potential for use across the company's pipeline.

Year Invested: 2010
Location: Cambridge, Mass.

Recent News

March 7, 2018
bluebird bio to Present at Investor Conferences in March

February 21, 2018
bluebird bio Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results and Highlights Operational Progress

February 14, 2018
bluebird bio Appoints Alison Finger as Chief Commercial Officer

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Associated Team Members

Philip Reilly, M.D., J.D.
Venture Partner

Robert Tepper, M.D.

Neil Exter