Corporate Profile & Recent News


ElevateBio is a Waltham-based technology-driven company powering transformative cell and gene therapies for the biopharma industry. It begins with an environment where scientific inventors can transform their visions for cell and gene therapies into reality for patients with devastating and life-threatening diseases. Working with leading biopharma and academic partners, ElevateBio's team of scientists, drug developers, and company builders are building an integrated ecosystem that is changing the face of cell and gene therapy and regenerative medicine.


& Media

Stay up-to-date with news from across the ElevateBio ecosystem.

Press Releases

ElevateBio and Affini-T Therapeutics Announce Partnership to Advance Affini-T's T Cell Therapy Programs Targeting Core Oncogenic Drivers

November 15, 2022
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ElevateBio BaseCamp Unveils its LentiPeak™ Lentiviral Vector Platform

November 3, 2022
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ElevateBio and the University of Pittsburgh Announce Creation of Pitt BioForge BioManufacturing Center at Hazelwood Green to Accelerate Cell and Gene Therapy Innovation

August 25, 2022
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ElevateBio Partners with the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to Accelerate the Development of Regenerative Medicines

August 23, 2022
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ElevateBio Announces the Formation of a New Company with George Daley, M.D., Ph.D., and Boston Children’s Hospital to Develop iPSC-Derived Allogeneic Immune Therapies

August 4, 2022
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Executive Leaders and Co-Founders

Led and advised by a team of world-class biotech industry experts with unmatched track records in building iconic companies and creating value in the field of rare disease and cell and gene therapy

David Hallal, Chairman and CEO of ElevateBio, is a 30-year veteran in the biopharmaceutical industry, with expertise in early-stage company building as well as operating large multinational biotech companies.

President of Research and Development

Dr. Mitchell (Mitch) Finer, President of Research and Development at ElevateBio, has been instrumental in founding, building and leading a number of MPM portfolio companies. Mitch serves on several MPM portfolio company boards, including CODA, Oncorus, Semma Therapeutics and TCR2 Therapeutics.

vikas sinha
Chief financial officer

Vikas Sinha, CFO of ElevateBio, has more than 25 years of experience in executive finance roles in the life sciences industry. He previously served as the CFO of Alexion Pharmaceuticals. During his tenure as CFO, Alexion’s market cap grew from $600 million to more than $30 billion and revenue grew from zero to more than $3 billion.

Board of Directors

David Hallal, Co-Founder Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, ElevateBio
Mitchell Finer, Ph.D., President of Research and Development
Vikas Sinha, Chief Financial Officer
Ansbert Gadicke, M.D. Co-founder of MPM Capital
Morana Jovan-Embiricos, Ph.D., Managing Partner of F2 Ventures
Germano Giuliani, Former CEO, Giuliani Pharma; Board of Directors, HBM Healthcare AH; Investment Committee Royalty Pharma
Navneet Govil, Managing Partner, SoftBank
Karan Takhar, Managing Director, Matrix Capital Management Company

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