Company Overview

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Founded:
2007
Founders:
Michael Rudnicki, Len Zon, Randall Moon, See All (8)
Headquarters:
La Jolla, CA
IPO:
Went Public
Stock:
NASDAQ:FATE
Categories:
Biotechnology

Fate Therapeutics is a stem cell and developmental biology research company using biological mechanisms to develop stem cell therapeutics.

Description

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Founded in 2007 on the leading stem cell and developmental biology research, Fate Therapeutics is using the fundamental biological mechanisms that guide cell fate to develop stem cell therapeutics. The company has brought together the foremost scientists from the nation’s research hotbeds (Boston, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle) who have demonstrated the potential to create and modulate stem cells to restore health.

The backstory is that while others were working towards therapies based on transplanting stem cell-derived cells into patients, Randall Moon (HHMI and University of Washington) and Alex Rives (Arch Venture Capitol) envisioned a different approach to develop regenerative therapies. The concept, based on data from hematopoietic progenitor cells, was that one could modulate the properties of stem cells in vivo using small molecules or biologics. They presented this idea to Arch Venture Capitol in Seattle,... See More

Current Team (15)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Funding Rounds (5) - $78.20M

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Investors (6)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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    10931 North Torrey Pines Road

    Suite 107

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    USA

Images (1)

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