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About bluebird bio, Inc.
With its lentiviral-based gene therapies, T cell immunotherapy expertise and gene editing capabilities, bluebird bio has built an integrated product platform with broad potential application to severe genetic diseases and cancer. bluebird bio's gene therapy clinical programs include its Lenti-D™ product candidate, currently in a Phase 2/3 study, called the Starbeam Study, for the treatment of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, and its LentiGlobin® product candidate, currently in five clinical studies for the treatment of transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia, also known as β-thalassemia major, and severe sickle cell disease. bluebird bio's oncology pipeline is built upon the company's leadership in lentiviral gene delivery and T cell engineering, with a focus on developing novel T cell-based immunotherapies, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR T) and T cell receptor (TCR) therapies. bluebird bio's lead oncology programs, bb2121 and bb21217, are anti-BCMA CAR T programs partnered with Celgene. bb2121 and bb21217 are each currently being studied in Phase 1 trials for the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. bluebird bio also has discovery research programs utilizing megaTALs/homing endonuclease gene editing technologies with the potential for use across the company's pipeline.
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of the proposed offering, and bluebird bio’s existing product candidates
and research programs. Any forward-looking statements are based on
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number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to
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but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties related to market
conditions and satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to
the proposed public offering, that the preliminary results from our
clinical trials will not continue or be repeated in our ongoing clinical
trials, the risk of cessation or delay of any of the ongoing or planned
clinical studies and/or our development of our product candidates, the
risk of a delay in the enrollment of patients in our clinical studies,
the risks that the changes we have made in the LentiGlobin drug product
manufacturing process or the HGB-206 clinical study protocol will not
result in improved patient outcomes, risks that the current or planned
clinical studies of the LentiGlobin drug product will be insufficient to
support regulatory submissions or marketing approval in the
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