Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX) is a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing life-changing treatments for patients with cancer and diabetes. The company today announced that its CEO and President Rodney Varner will be providing a virtual overview of Genprex’s pioneering gene therapies to investors at the H.C. Wainwright Global Investment Conference. The event is slated to take place in a virtual and in-person format on May 23-26, 2022, with Varner’s presentation to be available on-demand within the virtual platform for all delegates beginning at 7 a.m. ET on May 24. In addition, Varner will be available for virtual one-on-one meetings with investors through the conference platform.
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About Genprex Inc.
Genprex 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 unique, proprietary, non-viral ONCOPREX(R) 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 then administered intravenously, where it is then taken up by tumor cells that express proteins that are deficient. The company’s lead product candidate, REQORSA(TM) (quaratusugene ozeplasmid), is being evaluated as a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (“NSCLC”). REQORSA has a multimodal mechanism of action that has been shown to interrupt cell signaling pathways that cause replication and proliferation of cancer cells; re-establish pathways for apoptosis, or programmed cell death, in cancer cells; and modulate the immune response against cancer cells. REQORSA has also been shown to block mechanisms that create drug resistance. In 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) granted Fast Track Designation for REQORSA for NSCLC in combination therapy with AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso(R) (osimertinib) for patients with mutations whose tumors progressed after treatment with Tagrisso. In 2021, the FDA granted Fast Track Designation for REQORSA for NSCLC in combination therapy with Merck & Co’s Keytruda(R) (pembrolizumab) for patients whose disease progressed after treatment with Keytruda. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.Genprex.com.
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