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Sean O'Farrell
Senior Scientist, Process Development & Manufacturing at GammaDelta Therapeutics Limited at Gamma Delta Therapeutics


Dr Sean O’Farrell is a Senior Scientist within Process Development and Manufacturing at GammaDelta Therapeutics Limited., a young, London-based biotech startup company exploiting the unique properties of human tissue and blood-resident γδ T cells as a novel immunotherapy for cancer and inflammatory diseases.  Before joining GammaDelta Therapeutics, Sean undertook cross-institutional PhD and postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Professor Adrian Hayday at King’s College London and The Francis Crick Institute.  During his PhD and postdoc, Sean worked in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline to further understand the immunological mechanisms of action of adjuvanted influenza vaccination and how these might drive vaccine efficacy and/or adverse events in a clinical setting.  Within his current role, his primary interests include process understanding and utilising design of experiments to improve product function and phenotype within the cell therapy field.

Agenda Sessions

  • Gamma Delta T cells for the treatment of Cancer