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BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Axovant Sciences (NASDAQ:AXON), a gene therapy company developing innovative treatments for debilitating neurologic and neuromuscular diseases, today announced upcoming presentations regarding its investigational gene therapy programs, AXO-Lenti-PD and AXO-AAV-OPMD, at the Annual Congress of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT) being held in Lausanne, Switzerland from October 16th to 19th, 2018.
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Oxford, UK – 13 September 2018: Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Group”) (LSE: OXB), a leading gene and cell therapy group, today announces interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2018.
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Oxford, UK – 13 September 2018: Oxford BioMedica plc (LSE:OXB) (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Group”), a leading gene and cell therapy group, today announces that it has signed a fifteen year lease on a new facility in Oxford that is close to its Windrush Court headquarters.
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2018-08-15 seekingalpha - 2
On February 12, 2018, Axovant Sciences (AXON) issued a press release noting changes to the management team and Board of Directors. Dr David Hung retired as CEO and Dr Pavan Cheruvu took his place, among other changes. Three and a half months of radio silence followed. What broke the silence? Another press release on May 29 noting additions to the management team and organizational restructuring. Things got interesting on June 6, when AXON reported it had licensed a gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease from Oxford BioMedica and of course made additional management changes.
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Oxford BioMedica, UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, Boehringer Ingelheim and Imperial Innovations Form Partnership to Develop a Novel Gene Therapy Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis
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2018-07-15 seekingalpha - 3
On July 10th 2018 Axovant Sciences (AXON) announced a partnership with Benitec Biopharma (BNTC) for exclusive global rights to BB-301, now named AXO-AAV-OPMD, for the treatment of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy, or OPMD, and five additional gene therapy programs in neurological disorders.
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Benitec Biopharma could generate up to $655 million-plus in payments from licensing its preclinical gene therapy for oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD; pictured), and five additional Benitec gene therapy candidates for neurological disorders to to Axovant Sciences. [NIH]
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2018-06-19 zacks - 1
Shares of Solid Biosciences Inc. (SLDB - Free Report) surged 10.9% after the company announced that the FDA has lifted the clinical hold on its phase I/II trial, IGNITE DMD, for its experimental candidate, SGT-001.
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2018-10-01 - Asif
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2018-09-25 - Asif
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