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Genprex Provides Update on Development of its Oncoprex Immunogene Therapy in Combination With Immunotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

AUSTIN, Texas & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— (July 1, 2019) — Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical stage gene therapy company, today provided an update on development of its lead drug candidate, Oncoprex™ immunogene therapy, in combination with immunotherapy for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). 

In July 2018, the company entered a Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (“MD Anderson”) to fund a research study entitled, “A Novel Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Cancer Using a Combination of the Multifactorial Tumor Suppressor Gene TUSC2 and Immunotherapy.” The TUSC2 gene is the active agent in Genprex’s Oncoprex immunogene therapy….

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Genprex to Present at Sachs 5th Annual Immuno-Oncology BD&L and Investment Forum

Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company, today announced it will be
presenting at the upcoming Sachs 5th Annual Immuno-Oncology BD&L and
Investment Forum at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago on May 31, 2019.

Taking place on the first day of ASCO, the 5th Annual Immuno-Oncology
BD&L and Investment Forum is designed to bring together thought leaders
from cancer research institutes, patient advocacy groups, pharma and biotech to
facilitate partnering, funding and investment….

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Big Excitement in Gene Therapy at ASGCT 2019

Earlier this month, Genprex’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Julien Pham attended the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy’s 22ndAnnual Meeting in Washington, D.C., which brings together industry professionals committed to advancing knowledge, awareness and education of gene and cell therapy. This meeting serves as a catalyst to transform medicine by advancing gene and cell therapies to benefit patients and society….

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Genprex Retains Addison Whitney for Drug Nomenclature Branding

Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company, today announced that it has taken a significant step toward commercialization of its lead drug candidate by retaining the services of leading pharmaceutical branding agency, Addison Whitney. Addison Whitney, a Syneos Health company, will draw from its 28-year history to oversee the proprietary and non-proprietary drug naming process for Genprex’s lead drug candidate, currently known as Oncoprex™ immunogene therapy, for non-small cell lung cancer….

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How Genprex Differs From “Traditional” Gene Therapy Approaches

Gene therapy is a big and trending topic in the world of medicine and has recently been making headlines as large pharmaceutical companies have been ramping up acquisitions of gene therapy companies. So how exactly does gene therapy work? There are a couple of “traditional” approaches to this generally newer treatment option for rare diseases and cancer….

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Genprex Collaborators Report Positive TUSC2 and Checkpoint Blockade Preclinical Data at the 2019 AACR Annual Meeting

TUSC2 Immunogene Therapy Overcomes Resistance to Checkpoint Blockade

AUSTIN, Texas & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— (April 8, 2019) — Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company, reported that its collaborators from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (“MD Anderson”) presented positive preclinical data for the combination of the TUSC2 gene with an anti-PD1 antibody, pembrolizumab, for the treatment of lung cancer in a poster presented at the American Association of Cancer Research Meeting 2019….

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Genprex Provides Clinical, Corporate, and Financial Update for the Year Ending December 31, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— (April 1, 2019) — Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing a new approach to treating cancer based upon a novel proprietary technology platform, today announced a clinical and corporate update and the filing of financial results for the year ended December 31, 2018 on Form 10-K with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission….

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Thermo Fisher and Brammer Bio Deal Illustrates Rapid Growth for Gene Therapy

Thermo Fisher recently announced it is buying Brammer Bio, which provides viral vector manufacturing services for gene and cell therapy companies. This acquisition is one of the many we have seen recently, as several other large pharmaceutical companies have been acquiring emerging gene and cell therapy companies with promising drug pipelines or drug approvals, including Roche’s acquisition of Spark Therapeutics, Biogen’s buying of Nightstar Therapeutics and Pfizer’s purchase of Vivet Therapeutics….

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Genprex to Present at ARM Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day in New York City

Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing a new approach to treating cancer based upon a novel proprietary technology platform, today announced it will be presenting at the upcoming Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day presented by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine in New York City on March 21, 2019….

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IASLC 2019: Bringing Together Collaboration, Science and Hope for the Future

Last month, Genprex’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Julien Pham, attended the IASLC 2019 Targeted Therapies of Lung Cancer Meeting in Santa Monica, California. This meeting brought together a variety of key players working on the newest therapies for lung cancer including researchers, oncologists, physicians, patient advocacy groups and even clinical-stage companies, such as Genprex….

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