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Asklepios BioPharmaceutical Inc. (AskBio)

Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio), a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of Bayer AG, is a fully integrated gene therapy company dedicated to developing life-saving medicines and changing lives. The company maintains a portfolio of clinical programs across a range of neuromuscular, central nervous system, cardiovascular and metabolic disease indications with a clinical-stage pipeline that includes therapeutics for Pompe disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, multiple system atrophy and congestive heart failure. AskBio’s gene therapy platform includes Pro10™, an industry-leading proprietary cell line manufacturing process, and an extensive capsid and promoter library. With global headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and European headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland, the company has generated hundreds of proprietary capsids and promoters, several of which have entered clinical testing. An early innovator in the gene therapy field, with over 800 employees in five countries, the company holds more than 750 patents in areas such as AAV production and chimeric and self-complementary capsids. *


Period Start 2003-01-01 start
  Group Bayer (Group)
Products Industry adeno-associated viral vector (AAV vector)
  Industry 2 genomic technology
Persons Person Pesquin, Gustavo (Bayer 202303– CEO of AskBio before Amneal Pharma + Sanofi + Abbott + Pfizer + P&G+ BCG)
  Person 2 Mikhail, Sheila A. (AskBio 202303– Board Director + Adviser before CEO + Co-Founder)
Region Region Research Triangle Park, NC
  Country United States (USA)
  Street 20 T.W. Alexander Drive
Suite 110
  City 27709 Research Triangle Park, NC
  Tel +1-919-933-4990
    Address record changed: 2024-01-05
Basic data Employees E: 501 to 1,000 (2023-03-09)
    * Document for »About Section«: Bayer AG. (3/9/23). "Press Release: AskBio Announces Gustavo Pesquin as New CEO". Research Triangle Park, NC.
Record changed: 2023-07-01


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