Clinical-stage gene therapy company Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX) on Monday provided a clinical, corporate and financial update for the year ended December 31, 2018. Among other highlights, Genprex reached various milestones in 2018 and early 2019 which included completing its initial public offering (“IPO”) and listing of common stock on NASDAQ Capital Market, completing a $10 million private placement, and securing a contract with Accenture to provide clinical data management services to help fast-track the clinical development of Oncoprex(TM). “Over the past year, we made great progress in advancing the development of our gene therapy platform, including Oncoprex(TM) immunogene therapy for non-small cell lung cancer,” Genprex Chairman and CEO Rodney Varner stated in the news release. “I’m pleased with our progress and am excited to continue development of our gene therapies for cancer into 2019 and beyond. I’m confident, given all we’ve accomplished in the past year, that 2019 will be a landmark year for Genprex.”
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About Genprex, Inc.
Genprex, Inc. is a clinical stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for cancer patients, based upon a unique proprietary technology platform, including Genprex’s initial product candidate, Oncoprex(TM) immunogene therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Genprex’s platform technologies are designed to administer cancer fighting genes by encapsulating them into nanoscale hollow spheres called nanovesicles, which are then administered intravenously and taken up by tumor cells where they express proteins that are missing or found in low quantities. Oncoprex has a multimodal mechanism of action whereby it interrupts cell signaling pathways that cause replication and proliferation of cancer cells, re-establishes pathways for apoptosis, or programmed cell death, in cancer cells, and modulates the immune response against cancer cells. Oncoprex has also been shown to block mechanisms that create drug resistance. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.Genprex.com.
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