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Bobby Gaspar, MD, PhD

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ORCHARD THERAPEUTICS
London, United Kingdom
Bobby is a world-renowned scientist and physician and accomplished strategic and organizational leader with more than 25 years of experience in medicine and biotechnology. As one of Orchard’s principal scientific founders, Bobby serves as chief executive officer of the company, and also sits on Orchard’s board of directors. Bobby has been a pioneer in gene therapy and the evolution of hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) technology – including some of the first studies in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) – bringing it from some of the first studies in patients to potential regulatory approvals. His unparalleled expertise and deep relationships with key physicians and treatment centers around the world are integral to Orchard’s efforts to identify patients with metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) and other diseases through targeted disease education, early diagnosis and comprehensive newborn screening.
Bobby is a professor of pediatrics and immunology at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and has led multiple clinical trials that have shown that gene therapy can successfully correct the genetic defect in immune deficiencies. He studied medicine and surgery at Kings College in London before completing his Ph.D. at the UCL Institute of Child Health.
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