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Posted on: April 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Kite to Open Biologics Manufacturing Facility in Frederick County


Kite Pharma, a California-based biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative cancer immunotherapies, announced plans to open a new biologics manufacturing facility in Frederick County that will produce innovative cell therapies for people with cancer. A Gilead company, Kite will open the new facility on a 20-acre site in the Urbana Corporate Center, with plans to create a significant number of job opportunities. 


“This is great news for Frederick County,” Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner said. “Our businesses on are on the leading edge of finding the cure for cancer. We’re excited to welcome Kite to our life science and biopharma family.”

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