Gyroscope Therapeutics Announces Appointments of Industry Veterans in Gene Therapy, Ophthalmology and Biopharmaceuticals to its Board of Directors
LONDON – Wednesday 2 December 2020 – Gyroscope Therapeutics Limited, a clinical-stage retinal gene therapy company, today announced that Jennifer Cook, David Fellows, and Renée Galá have been appointed to the Gyroscope Board of Directors, effective immediately.
About Gyroscope: Vision for Life
Gyroscope Therapeutics is a clinical-stage retinal gene therapy company developing gene therapy beyond rare disease to treat a leading cause of blindness, dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Our lead investigational gene therapy, GT005, is a one-time therapy delivered under the retina. GT005 is designed to restore balance to an overactive complement system by increasing production of the Complement Factor I protein. GT005 is currently being evaluated in a Phase I/II clinical trial called FOCUS and Phase II clinical trials called EXPLORE and HORIZON.
Syncona Ltd, our lead investor, helped us create a leading retinal gene therapy company combining discovery, research, drug development, a manufacturing platform, and surgical delivery capabilities. Headquartered in London with locations in Philadelphia and San Francisco, our mission is to preserve sight and fight the devastating impact of blindness. For more information visit: www.gyroscopetx.com and follow us on Twitter (@GyroscopeTx) and on LinkedIn.