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Olivier Negre

Olivier NEGRE earned a master degree from ENSTBB and started his career working on the production of recombinant proteins at BioProtein Technologies before joining INSERM for a project in immunology. Then he entered a Ph.D. program at Saint-Louis hospital in Paris and worked on cell expansion and gene therapy. Olivier joined bluebird bio France (formerly Genetix France) in 2005 and led the team in Paris for 9 years contributing to develop gene therapy for sickle cell disease and b-thalassemia. Four years ago, Olivier moved to bluebird bio Cambridge MA (USA) to lead the efforts of the company in Stem Cell Research as Director, Translational Research.