Genprex (NASDAQ: GNPX), focused on developing life-changing therapies for patients with cancer and diabetes, on Monday announced its commencement of clinical trial site recruitment for its upcoming Acclaim-1 clinical trial for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (“NSCLC”). The company’s timing of patient recruitment and enrollment keeps it on track for its Acclaim-1 clinical trial to commence in the first-half of 2021. “Our clinical team is engaging with prestigious cancer centers and research institutions across the U.S. to ensure we select optimal study sites, which play an important role in the success of a clinical trial,” said Rodney Varner, president and chief executive officer of Genprex. “We look forward to working with leading clinical investigators who will help drive our mission to bring forth a treatment for advanced lung cancer patients.”
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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. 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 January 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Fast Track Designation for REQORSA 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 web site atwww.Genprex.com.
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