Castle Creek Biosciences Acquires Novavita Thera to Expand Innovative Cell and Gene Therapy Platform


Corporate Profile

Castle Creek Biosciences, Inc. is a late-clinical stage cell and gene therapy company focused on developing and preparing to commercialize disease-modifying and potentially curative therapies for patients living with rare genetic diseases. Castle Creek’s most advanced product candidate, dabocemagene autoficel (FCX-007, D-Fi), an ex vivo, autologous gene therapy, is currently being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical trial for the localized treatment of chronic wounds due to recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). The company is also evaluating FCX-013, an ex vivo, autologous gene therapy, in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the treatment of moderate to severe localized scleroderma. In addition, LV-FAH, an in vivo, investigational gene therapy candidate, is being assessed in preclinical studies for the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT1). Castle Creek is pursuing discovery and development of early-stage novel product candidates utilizing its dual platform of ex vivo and in vivo technologies to expand its robust pipeline. The company operates an in-house, commercial-scale manufacturing facility in Exton, Pennsylvania. Castle Creek Biosciences, Inc. is a portfolio company of Paragon Biosciences, LLC. For more information, visit or follow Castle Creek on Twitter @CastleCreekBio.