UCLB and Apollo Therapeutics secure first out-licensing deal to Deerfield, a leading U.S. healthcare investment firm

UCL Business (UCLB) and Apollo Therapeutics (Apollo), a pioneering collaboration between three global pharmaceutical companies and three UK university technology transfer offices, along with Deerfield Management Company, have completed the licensing of the first Apollo-supported project, a novel gene therapy programme developed at University College London (UCL). Through this deal, the technology will be further developed in partnership with Deerfield, building upon the state-of-the-art work already completed.