Aspa Therapeutics Forges Gene Therapy for Rare Neurological Condition


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Aspa Therapeutics is a subsidiary of Bridge Bio that was created to develop a gene therapy to treat Canavan disease, a progressive and fatal neurological disorder for which there is no approved therapy. Canavan is caused by a genetic mutation that results in an enzyme deficiency. We spoke to Eric David, CEO of Aspa, about the condition, the company’s experimental gene therapy, and the benefits of Bridge Bio’s approach.

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