Nationwide Children’s hopes gene therapy factory makes Columbus a major biotech hub


When Nationwide Children’s Hospital opens a commercial-scale manufacturing facility for gene therapies in three to four years, its impact could be felt far beyond the walls of the pediatric hospital.

Andelyn Biosciences Inc. could make Columbus a center for biomedical innovation listed in the same breath as Boston, Philadelphia and Research Triangle Park, said Dr. Dennis Durbin, chief scientific officer of the hospital’s Wexner Research Institute.

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Written by Carrie Ghose.

Originally published January 30, 2020.

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