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Penn gene therapy pioneer Jim Wilson’s Passage Bio plans IPO

Posted on February 4, 2020 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Philadelphia-based Passage Bio plans to raise as much as $125 million selling stock shares to the public through an initial public offering (IPO), the Philadelphia-based firm told the Securities and Exchange Commission in a public filing Monday.

Passage Bio, based on gene therapy technology developed by University of Pennsylvania biotech pioneer James Wilson, says it will use proceeds from the sale to clinically test its initial therapies and bring them closer to market.

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