Orchard Therapeutics secured an exclusive license for an ex vivo autologous hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy program for the treatment of MPS-I developed by SR-Tiget.

Orchard Therapeutics announced positive results from a two-year follow up of a stem cell gene therapy for severe combined immune deficiency due to adenosine deaminase deficiency (ADA-SCID).

Orchard Therapeutics raised a further $150 million to fund the biotech company’s work in gene therapy, building on earlier fundraisings worth more than $140 million.

Orchard Therapeutics said it raised $110 million in the second round of funding as the drug developer looks to launch its gene therapy to treat a rare inherited disorder and beef up manufacturing facilities.

GlaxoSmithKline won U.S. approval for a new and improved shingles vaccine, the second of three key products the drugmaker expects approval for in 2017.

The world’s first life-saving gene therapy for children, developed by GlaxoSmithKline and Italian scientists, was approved for sale in Europe.