Third Rock Ventures launches Global Blood Therapeutics
Global Blood Therapeutics is building a pipeline of medicines for severe genetic blood diseases. The company’s lead program focuses on sickle cell disease.
Global Blood Therapeutics marks the first company formation and launch out of Third Rock Ventures’ West Coast office, the firm said.
Mark A. Goldsmith, a medical doctor with a Ph.D., is the firm’s chief executive. He is also a venture partner at Third Rock.Chris Reidy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.