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Latest News2021-11-12T15:40:50-05:00

Virica Biotech Announces Industry Veteran, Beth Thompson-Webb, as Chief Commercial Officer

Ottawa, Canada- January 5th, 2023- Virica Biotech Inc. ("Virica"), a leading supplier and developer of viral enhancers for scaling of viral medicines, announced today that Beth Thompson-Webb will be joining the company as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective January 9, 2023. Based out of Boston, MA, Ms. Thompson-Webb will be leading Virica’s commercial efforts to drive global sales and new business growth. “We are pleased to welcome Ms. Thompson-Webb to Virica’s executive team,” said Dr. Jean-Simon Diallo, CEO and Co-Founder at Virica. “I look forward to having Beth’s commercial leadership, as we expand the reach of our products to improve the [...]

January 5th, 2023|

Virica Biotech to be Showcased in Xtalks Webinar: Process Intensification in AAV Gene Therapy

Virica Biotech Inc. (“Virica”), a leading developer of solutions for scaling of viral medicines, will be featured in a live webinar to be held on Monday, November 14, 2022, at 2:30pm EST. This webinar will focus on process intensification in the manufacturing of adeno associated virus (AAV) vectors. Tune into this free webinar to learn about: AAV biology and its use in cell and gene therapies State-of-the-art production of cell and gene therapies Current process intensification methods: cell line and vector engineering, media optimization, and bioreactor design to increase yields New strategies to properly attenuate anti-viral defences in the production [...]

November 4th, 2022|

Virica Biotech Wins Top Abstract Award at ISCT 2022

Virica Biotech Awarded Best Abstract at ISCT 2022-San Francisco Our Data Scientist, Andrea Vervoot and VP of Scientific Operations, JonDavid De Jong represented Virica at International Society of Cell & Gene Therapy (ISCT) 2022 in San Francisco. Andrea Vervoot's abstract presentation on the Bioprocess Modelling of Upstream Viral Vector Production Enhancement won the Best Elevator Pitch. JonDavid's abstract presentation on how our Viral Sensitizers (VSEs) aid in Overcoming Barriers in Viral Vector Manufacturing won Top Scoring Canadian Abstract.  View our Winning Abstracts Below: Best Elevator Pitch Abstract- Bioprocess Modelling of Upstream Viral Vector Production Enhancement Top Scoring Canadian Abstract- Overcoming [...]

July 26th, 2022|

Virica Biotech Announces Collaboration with the Government of Canada

For Immediate Release Virica Biotech Announces Collaboration with the Government of Canada to Make Gene Therapies More Accessible and Affordable for Canadians  Download full press release here. Ottawa, Canada – May 2, 2022 –Virica Biotech Inc. (“Virica”), a leading developer of solutions for scaling of viral medicines, today announced it has received $400,000 from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) through the Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) program. This funding supports Virica’s collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada’s (NRC) Cell and Gene Therapy Challenge program to enhance the manufacturing of an affordable version of AAV-LPL, a gene therapy [...]

May 2nd, 2022|

Virica Biotech Announces R&D Partnership with Oxford BioMedica

OTTAWA ,Canada– January 24th, 2022 – Virica Biotech Inc., a leading developer of solutions for scaling of viral medicines, today announced it will collaborate with Oxford BioMedica plc (LSE:OXB), a leading gene and cell therapy company, to improve the yield and production efficiency of Oxford Biomedica's next generation lentiviral vector gene therapies using Virica's Viral Sensitizers (VSEs™). DOWNLOAD FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE

January 24th, 2022|

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