TuesdayMay 07, 2019 9:00 am

New Gene Therapies Hold Out Promise for Patients

BioMedWire Editorial Coverage: Gene therapies are gaining growing attention within the medical sector. Gene therapies help restore or replace the body’s damaged or missing genes. Groundbreaking treatments can stop the spread of cancer cells, cause cancer cells to die. Gene therapies are also being developed for ailments such as migraines, skin conditions and hemophilia. Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) (GNPX Profile) is developing gene therapies for the treatment of cancer, including its initial drug candidate, Oncoprex(TM) immunogene therapy. Spark Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCE) is tackling hereditary diseases through treatments that augment, suppress or replace mutated genes. Dyadic International Inc. (OTCQX: DYAI)…

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ThursdayApr 18, 2019 11:44 am

Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) Collaborators Report Positive Preclinical Data on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

Genprex’s collaborators at MD Anderson reported positive preclinical data for the combination of the TUSC2 gene with an anti-PD1 antibody for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer The TUSC2 gene, a tumor suppressor gene, is the active agent in Genprex’s Oncoprex immunogene therapy, the company’s lead drug candidate for the treatment of lung cancer In combination with pembrolizumab, the TUSC2 gene significantly slowed tumor growth in mice with human immune cells Lung cancer ranks among the malignancies that are expected to increase the most in the coming years, especially among women; immunotherapy solutions may provide an effective option for…

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WednesdayApr 10, 2019 9:00 am

Potential Blockbuster Gene Therapy Programs to Watch in 2019

BioMedWire Editorial Coverage: Several revolutionary gene therapies appear to be on the verge of delivering remarkable remedies for diseases that have previously been viewed as untreatable. Gene therapy is the next great leap forward in medicine, with several noteworthy programs underway looking to cure the incurable FDA expects 200 new gene and cell therapy INDs in next two years Genprex — and its initial product candidate Oncoprex — is pioneering a new approach to treating cancer. Built on decades of scientific research and innovation, gene therapy is the next frontier of medicine, determined to provide remedies for previously untreatable diseases…

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WednesdayMar 27, 2019 9:00 am

Advanced Medical Technologies Provide Unprecedented Targeting in Cancer Therapy

BioMedWire Editorial Coverage: Pharmaceutical companies are now employing advanced medical breakthroughs and new technologies, including gene therapies and nanoparticle engineering, to fight every type of cancer. Gene therapies are being developed to more effectively target the treatment of cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer (NCSLC) is the leading cause of cancer death. Genprex Inc. is advancing Oncoprex, shown to benefit lung cancer patients in early trials. A multiplicity of potential breakthrough treatments to fight cancer are in varying stages of clinical development, and many are focused on the promise of advanced gene therapies. Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) (GNPX Profile) is working to…

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MondayMar 25, 2019 11:18 am

Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) is “One to Watch”

Lung cancer is one of the most prevalent and deadly cancers worldwide. Genprex aims to develop cutting-edge gene therapies to improve outcomes, which have not changed significantly in the past 25 years despite radical advances in drug development and novel therapeutic standards. Genprex holds a portfolio of 30 issued and two pending patents covering technologies and targeted molecular therapies, all exclusively licensed from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Genprex technologies seek to bridge a critical gap by combining with targeted therapies and immunotherapies to provide treatments to large patient populations who otherwise would not benefit from these important…

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TuesdayMar 19, 2019 6:00 pm

Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) Attends 31st Annual ROTH Conference

Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX) is a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing a ground-breaking approach to battling cancer based upon a unique proprietary technology platform. 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. Genprex’s Oncoprex has a multimodal mechanism ofaction 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…

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FridayMar 15, 2019 12:40 pm

Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) Employs Trademarked Gene Therapy in Team-up to Fight Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most commonly occurring tumors in men and women, and it is the common cancer that’s most likely to result in death among all U.S. populations Genprex is advancing its trademarked Oncoprex immunogene therapy as a means of bolstering the body’s protein defenses against lung tumor growth Clinical trials for Oncoprex are evaluating ways to team it with other targeted therapies and immunotherapies to increase the overall efficacy of the therapies The war on deadly cancers continues to advance innovative developments in the field of targeted therapies that block the growth of cancer cells by…

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TuesdayMar 12, 2019 9:00 am

Making Profits, Saving Lives with Gene Therapy

BioMedWire Editorial Coverage: After thirty years of development, gene therapy is seeing a surge of progress and profitability. Gene therapies tackle diseases by altering the genetic makeup of patients’ cells. Recent mergers and research developments make this a promising time to invest in the sector. Gene therapy companies are developing treatments for everything from cancer and HIV to skin diseases. Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) (GNPX Profile) is developing treatments to tackle lung cancer. Spark Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCE), which recently entered a merger agreement with the Roche Group, targets ailments such as retinal and neurodegenerative diseases. Dyadic International Inc. (OTCQX:…

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WednesdayDec 05, 2018 1:30 pm

Genprex, Inc. (GNPX) Starts Presentation at LD Micro Main Event

Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) is a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing a new approach to treating cancer, based upon a novel proprietary technology platform, including Genprex’s initial product candidate, Oncoprex™ 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 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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TuesdayJun 05, 2018 6:00 pm

Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) Starts Presentation at the 8th Annual LD Micro Invitational

Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) is a clinical stage gene therapy company developing a new approach to treating cancer, based upon a novel proprietary technology platform, including Genprex's initial product candidate, Oncoprex™ 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. For more information, visit the company's website at www.Genprex.com. About BioMedWire BioMedWire (BMW) is an information service that provides…

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