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Delivered as a Hybrid Event from September 20-30, 2021
Live In-Person Experience Delivered September 20-23Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Mike Paglia
COO at Elevate Bio


Michael has spent the last eighteen years in biotechnology building, leading and motivating process development and manufacturing teams to support clinical programs from early development to late stage clinical trials. Michael has been responsible for cellular and viral process development and analytics, cGMP manufacturing operations, CMC regulatory strategy, cellular procurement, and process characterization and validation activities for multiple novel cell and gene therapy products. Currently, Michael is the Chief Operating Officer at ElevateBio, BaseCamp leading the operations for a broad portfolio of cell and cell therapy products and technologies. Prior to ElevateBio, Michael was the Vice President of CMC operations at Oncorus working on the development of a next-generation oncolytic immunotherapy platform to treat cancer and bluebird bio as the Head of Technical Operations and Cellular Process Development and Manufacturing Operations for all lentiviral vector-based autologous hematopoietic stem cell and CAR T cell programs.

Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree from Providence College and his Masters in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of New Hampshire.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Manufacturing and Distribution Strategies for Commercialising Cell & Gene Therapies