Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for patients with cancer and diabetes, on Thursday announced participation by its chairman and CEO, Rodney Varner, in a second-round live interview on the “Big Biz Show,” an emmy-award winning nationally syndicated TV and radio show. A replay of the interview is available for viewing on the company’s website. In addition, Genprex today announced that it will present at the Proactive Investors One2One Virtual Event at 1:40 p.m. ET on August 4, 2020. Varner will deliver a company overview, provide updates on its product pipeline, including its lead drug candidate, GPX-001, and discuss the company’s preclinical diabetes gene therapy candidate that may have the potential to cure type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Interested parties may register for the event at http://ibn.fm/XsTbH.
About Genprex, Inc.
Genprex is a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for patients with cancer and diabetes. Genprex’s technologies are designed to administer disease-fighting genes to provide new treatment options for large patient populations with cancer and diabetes who currently have limited treatment options. Genprex works with world-class institutions and collaborators to in-license and develop drug candidates to further its pipeline of gene therapies in order to provide novel treatment approaches. The company’s lead product candidate, “GPX-001” (“quaratusugene ozeplasmid”), is being evaluated as a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (“NSCLC”). GPX-001 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. GPX-001 has also been shown to block mechanisms that create drug resistance. In January 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Fast Track Designation for GPX-001 for NSCLC in combination therapy with osimertinib (AstraZeneca’s “Tagrisso(R)”) for patients with “EFGR” mutations whose tumors progressed after treatment with osimertinib alone. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.Genprex.com
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