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Taking stock of the frenzied push into autoimmune disease

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Where art thou, lupus patients?

This week, Cullinan Oncology, now known as Cullinan Therapeutics, became the latest company to pivot from cancer to autoimmune disease. It joins Crispr Therapeutics, Cabaletta Bio, Nkarta, Caribou Biosciences, Allogene Therapeutics, Gracell (AstraZeneca), Bristol Myers Squibb, Fate Therapeutics, Eliem Therapeutics/Tenet Medicines, and Century Therapeutics/Clade Therapeutics in making the same shift, either partially or completely.

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