Gwendolyn Binder-Scholl, PhD
Dr. Gwendolyn Binder-Scholl is the Chief Technology Officer at Adaptimmune LLC. As CTO, Dr. Binder-Scholl leads our Manufacturing Development and Translational Science operations and oversees the UK research team. Her strategic focus is on optimizing the therapeutic potential of Adaptimmune’s product through directed translational research across correlative clinical and manufacturing development. As well as her leadership of manufacturing operations, she oversees process development and the co-ordination of Research operations more broadly, integrating pipeline and second generation T-cell research with clinical outcomes. Dr. Binder-Scholl has 14 years of industry and academic experience in cellular and gene therapy translational research and development, with prior roles including Director of Translational Research Operations at the University of Pennsylvania from 2006 to 2011 and Director of Scientific Affairs at Virxsys Corporation. Dr. Binder-Scholl is a biochemistry and molecular biology graduate of Wells College with a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular medicine from Johns Hopkins University.