Cell & Gene Therapy Innovation Speaker
Chief Scientific Officer
Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Ph.D. is Chief Scientific Officer of Intellia Therapeutics. In this role, she oversees all drug research across in vivo and ex vivo (engineered cell therapy) areas. Prior to Intellia, she was vice president, Head of Nucleic Acid Therapies, Research, and member of the External Innovation team at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Laura previously was vice president, entrepreneur-in-residence at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leader in the development of RNAi Therapeutics. At Alnylam, she was responsible for the Hepatic Infectious Disease Strategic Therapeutic Area, championed extra hepatic siRNA delivery, and was active in licensing and partnering.