Science and Technology Park, Nantes Atlantique European Business & Innovation Center, Regional Incubator for the Pays de la Loire – Manager and co-manager of several competitiveness clusters
The announcement was made Sunday, November 9th on “France Info” by Caroline Guiner of the Nantes Institute: Atlantic Gene Therapies. She is the first author of a study published in the Molecular Therapy journal (Nature). This work has made it possible to restore muscle strength in dogs with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, by injecting a "medicine" gene to restore dystrophin production, a protein which is essential for the proper functioning of muscles.
From May 2014, Clean Cells, an “Atlanpolitan” company, has become a Pharmaceutical Facility, authorized by the French National Security Agency of Medicine and Health Products. This authorization, which concerns the quality control of pharmaceutical products, was extended on October 14th to the production of experimental drugs in biotechnology and cell therapy. This certification opens new and interesting prospects for innovative therapies and biopharmaceuticals onto the drug market.