LogicBio Therapeutics Appoints Kenneth Huttner, M.D., Ph.D., as Senior Vice President, Head of Clinical Development
“Ken will be a core addition to our team as we advance our lead program for methylmalonic acidemia into the clinic,” said
Most recently, Dr. Huttner served as Vice President of Clinical Development at Bioverativ, where he was the clinical lead for a wide range of programs, including gene therapies. Prior to Bioverativ, Dr. Huttner was the Executive Director of Translation Medicine at
“There is a strong commitment among the LogicBio team to deliver novel treatments to patients with severe genetic disease,” Dr. Huttner said. “Their GeneRide technology offers a promising new approach for precise and durable nuclease-free genome editing that leverages homologous recombination and powerful endogenous promoters. It’s exciting to join the team as they move toward the clinic.”
LogicBio Therapeutics is a genome editing company focused on developing medicines to durably treat rare diseases in patients with significant unmet medical needs using GeneRide™, its proprietary technology platform. GeneRide™ enables the site-specific integration of a therapeutic transgene in a nuclease-free and promoterless approach by relying on the native process of homologous recombination to drive lifelong expression. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., LogicBio is committed to developing medicines that will transform the lives of pediatric patients and their families.
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