Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for cancer and diabetes patients, today announced the launch of new branding for its upcoming oncology clinical trials. The trials combine Genprex’s lead drug candidate, REQORSA(TM) (quaratusugene ozeplasmid), with AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso(R) (osimertinib), which received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Fast Track Designation earlier this year, as well as the combination of REQORSA with Merck’s Keytruda(R) (pembrolizumab), for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (“NSCLC”). “We are enthusiastically preparing for our upcoming clinical trials and are excited to launch the adoption of this branding,” said Rodney Varner, president and chief executive officer of Genprex. “We believe the Acclaim brand communicates our passion for providing hope to NSCLC patients for important new treatment options in the fight against this devastating disease and aligns us with the clinical, medical and patient communities.”
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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 about the company, visit www.Genprex.com.
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