Genprex to Participate in March Investor and Industry Conferences
March 8, 2023
Company to Showcase its Innovate Gene Therapy Programs in Oncology and Diabetes
AUSTIN, Texas — (March 8, 2023) — Genprex, Inc. (“Genprex” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing life-changing therapies for patients with cancer and diabetes, today announced the Company’s participation in the following upcoming investor and industry conferences to be held in March 2023.
Event: 35th Annual Roth Conference
Conference Date: March 12-14, 2023
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, California
In attendance at the Roth Conference will be Genprex’s Chief Financial Officer, Ryan Confer. For those interested in meeting Mr. Confer during the Roth Conference, please request a meeting through the conference portal or reach out to investor relations at [email protected].
Event: BIO-Europe Spring
Conference Date: March 20 – 22, 2023
Location: Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
In attendance at BIO-Europe Spring will be several members of Genprex’s executive leadership team. For those interested in meeting Genprex management during BIO Europe Spring, please request a meeting through the conference portal or reach out to investor relations at [email protected].
“We are pleased to have members of our Senior Leadership Team participate in these upcoming conferences as they offer an excellent opportunity to highlight the significant potential for our novel gene therapies to address unmet medical needs in oncology and diabetes,” said Rodney Varner, Chief Executive Officer of Genprex. “We look forward to providing an overview and update on our clinical development programs, including our Phase 1 dose escalation portion of the Acclaim-1 Phase 1/2 clinical trial of REQORSA® (quaratusugene ozeplasmid) in combination with Tagrisso® (osimertinib) to treat late-stage non-small cell lung cancer and our recent groundbreaking data from a non-human primate study evaluating our innovative gene therapy to treat Type 1 diabetes presented at a global medical meeting.”
About Genprex, Inc.
Genprex, Inc. is a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing life-changing therapies for patients with cancer and diabetes. Genprex’s technologies are designed to administer disease-fighting genes to provide new therapies for large patient populations with cancer and diabetes who currently have limited treatment options. Genprex works with world-class institutions and collaborators to develop drug candidates to further its pipeline of gene therapies in order to provide novel treatment approaches. Genprex’s oncology program utilizes its proprietary, non-viral ONCOPREX® Nanoparticle Delivery System, which the Company believes is the first systemic gene therapy delivery platform used for cancer in humans. ONCOPREX encapsulates the gene-expressing plasmids using lipid nanoparticles. The resultant product is administered intravenously, where it is then taken up by tumor cells that express tumor suppressor proteins that are deficient in the body. The Company’s lead product candidate, REQORSA® (quaratusugene ozeplasmid), is being evaluated in three clinical trials as a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Both NSCLC clinical programs received a Fast Track Designation from the Food and Drug Administration. Genprex’s diabetes gene therapy approach is comprised of a novel infusion process that uses an endoscope and an adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector to deliver Pdx1 and MafA genes directly to the pancreas. In models of Type 1 diabetes, GPX-002 transforms alpha cells in the pancreas into functional beta-like cells, which can produce insulin but are distinct enough from beta cells to evade the body’s immune system. In a similar approach, GPX-003 for Type 2 diabetes, where autoimmunity is not at play, is believed to rejuvenate and replenish exhausted beta cells.
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Statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of management, are not guarantees of performance and are subject to significant risks and uncertainty. These forward-looking statements should, therefore, be considered in light of various important factors, including those set forth in Genprex’s reports that it files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission and which you should review, including those statements under “Item 1A – Risk Factors” in Genprex’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021.
Because forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding: the timing and success of Genprex’s clinical trials and regulatory approvals, including the extent and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic; the effect of Genprex’s product candidates, alone and in combination with other therapies, on cancer and diabetes; Genprex’s future growth and financial status; Genprex’s commercial and strategic partnerships, including those with its third party manufacturers and their ability to successfully perform and scale up the manufacture of its product candidates; and Genprex’s intellectual property and licenses.
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