- Clinical Trials
New license agreement expands Genprex’s oncology franchise
Company provides updates on recent regulatory, clinical, operational, and business developments
Proven executive with clinical operations expertise to guide the Company’s clinical programs with gene therapies
These board additions will enhance the Company’s ability to execute on key corporate initiatives.
These seasoned industry professionals combined with the company’s newly strengthened balance sheet will drive key clinical programs.
Dr. George Gittes, the lead researcher and Harvard graduate that developed Genprex’s new potentially curative diabetes gene therapy, was featured in a video interview discussing the therapy.
Genprex will present at the third annual LD Micro Virtual Conference on Wednesday, March 4 at 1:40 p.m. EST. Genprex’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rodney Varner, will lead the company’s presentation and will be answering questions from investors.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to advance its drug development programs and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The closing of the registered direct offering is expected to take place on or about February 21, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Genprex signed an exclusive license agreement with the University of Pittsburgh for a diabetes gene therapy that may have the potential to cure Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, which together currently affect approximately 30.3 million people in the U.S, or 9 percent of the U.S. population.