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What are the Emerging Bio-Therapies and Their Manufacturing Challenges?

A panel moderated by Patti Seymour, Senior Consultant, BioProcess Technology Consultants, Inc., will tackle these questions in a panel discussion in the BioProcess Theater located in the BioProcess Zone at BIO-2017. This informative panel addressing Emerging Bio-Therapies and Their Manufacturing Challenges is on Tuesday, June 20th 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Emerging therapies using cell and gene therapy, RNAi, T-cell engagers and others, present new and unique manufacturing challenges for biopharmaceutical companies. Topics to be addressed by the panel include:

  • Process development and manufacturability of these therapies
  • Access to manufacturing facilities for these therapies – outsource or build
  • 20/20 – how to prevalent will these therapies be by 2020 and beyond, and will industry be able to meet the demand

This distinguished panel of industry leaders includes:


  • Patricia Seymour, Senior Consultant, BioProcess Technology Consultants, Inc.


  • Marc Better, Vice President Product Sciences, Kite Pharma
  • Richard Snyder, Chief Scientific Officer, Brammer Bio
  • Paulo Carvalho, Associate Director Manufacturing, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Holger Wesche, Vice President Research, Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc.

Patti will be participating in the BIO Exhibit Hall activities Tuesday through Thursday. Please stop by the BPTC booth #1124 while at BIO 2017 to meet with Patti.