Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for patients with cancer and diabetes, today announced its entry into a new agreement with manufacturing partner Aldevron, LLC for expansion of Genprex’s program for the manufacture of TUSC2 (Tumor Suppressor Candidate 2) plasmid DNA for its lead drug candidate, Oncoprex(TM) immunogene therapy. According to the update, the new agreement provides for production of TUSC2 plasmid DNA, the active agent in Oncoprex, at full commercial scale. “We are pleased with continued progress in the scale-up of our manufacturing processes,” Rodney Varner, chairman and CEO of Genprex, said in the news release. “This new agreement with Aldevron increases our manufacturing capabilities in support of our clinical trials utilizing Oncoprex immunogene therapy in combination with targeted therapies and immunotherapies against lung cancer.”
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About Genprex, Inc.
Genprex, Inc. 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, Oncoprex(TM), is being evaluated as a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (“NSCLC”). Oncoprex 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. Oncoprex 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 Oncoprex immunogene therapy 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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