Exclusive: Replay plucks Allogene CMO Arun Balakumaran to lead trials at its cell and gene therapy biotechs

Katy Rezvani

Arun Balakumaran remembers working down the corridor at the NIH from fellow researcher Katy Rezvani back in the aughts. He never pictured the duo working together one day at a biotech company.

But starting Monday, he’ll be chief medical officer of cell…