NetworkNewsAudio – Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) Developing Treatments to Fight Lung Cancer

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After thirty years of development, gene therapy is seeing a surge of progress and profitability.

Gene therapies tackle diseases by altering the genetic makeup of patients’ cells. Recent mergers and research developments make this a promising time to invest in the sector. Gene therapy companies are developing treatments for everything from cancer and HIV to skin diseases.

Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) (GNPX Profile) is developing treatments to tackle lung cancer. Spark Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCE), which recently entered a merger agreement with the Roche Group, targets ailments such as retinal and neurodegenerative diseases. Dyadic International Inc. (OTCQX: DYAI) is focused on finding uses for a fungal-based technology that could bring treatments to market faster. TrovaGene Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV) uses cell-level treatments to tackle cancer through inhibiting a specific enzyme. The technology developed by Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS) uses specific viruses to deliver treatment for a range of illnesses.

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About Genprex, Inc.

Genprex, Inc. is a clinical stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for cancer patients, based upon a unique proprietary technology platform, including Genprex’s initial product candidate, Oncoprex(TM) immunogene therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Genprex’s platform technologies are designed to administer cancer fighting genes by encapsulating them into nanoscale hollow spheres called nanovesicles, which are then administered intravenously and taken up by tumor cells where they express proteins that are missing or found in low quantities. Oncoprex has a multimodal mechanism of action whereby it interrupts cell signaling pathways that cause replication and proliferation of cancer cells, re-establishes pathways for apoptosis, or programmed cell death, in cancer cells, and modulates the immune response against cancer cells. Oncoprex has also been shown to block mechanisms that create drug resistance. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.Genprex.com.

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