Jamie Margolis

Q&A with Be The Match BioTherapies Director of Product Development Operations, Dr. Jamie Margolis

Last month, Jamie Margolis, PhD, who has been with Be The Match BioTherapies® since its inception, was promoted to Director of Product Development Operations. We spoke with her about key challenges the cell therapy industry is facing and how Be The Match BioTherapies is positioned, and growing, to help companies advance their cell or gene…

Dr. Steven Devine

Q&A with Be The Match BioTherapies Medical Director, Dr. Steven Devine

Earlier this month, Dr. Steven Devine, a renowned blood and marrow transplant physician, joined our organization as the Be The Match BioTherapies Medical Director. He came to the organization from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James). We spoke with Dr. Devine…

Supply chain concerns get attention at Cell & Gene Therapy World

Cell therapy companies large and small face challenges in securing the raw materials they need for their research and therapy production. That was the message delivered by industry veteran Amy Hines, director of Collection Network Management, Be The Match BioTherapies, at this year’s Cell & Gene Therapy World, hosted by Phacilitate last month in Miami.…

The future of cell therapy: challenges & solutions

One of the biggest hurdles in commercializing cell therapies is not the regulatory process, nor is it marketing a brand new, first-in-class product. Instead, many feel that the biggest challenge facing companies developing cell and gene therapies is proving to be the manufacturing process. Manufacturing CAR-T therapies presents multiple unique challenges. First, developing a personalized…

Getting under the hood of Be The Match BioTherapies’ powerful search engine

One of the core components of our MatchSourceSM technology platform is a powerful, predictive search algorithm we call HapLogicSM. We sat down with Katie Howe, Ph.D., manager, Immunogenetic Operations and Research, and Caleb Kennedy, Ph.D., senior manager, Bioinformatics Research, to learn more about HapLogic and the important role search algorithms play in allogeneic drug development.