MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocugen, Inc. (“Ocugen” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene and cell therapies and vaccines, today announced that the Company’s Chief Scientific Officer, Arun Upadhyay, Ph.D., will participate in the 3rd Annual Dry AMD Therapeutics Summit at the Revere Hotel in Boston, Mass. from November 30-December 2, 2022.
“I am very pleased that Dr. Upadhyay will share more about our Modifier Gene Therapy platform—a novel approach to treating retinal diseases—during the Dry AMD Summit,” said Dr. Shankar Musunuri, Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder of Ocugen. “Our candidate, OCU410, is being developed to utilize the nuclear hormone receptor gene RORA for the treatment of dry AMD and we plan to file an IND application to initiate Phase 1/2 clinical trials in Q2 2023. We are enthusiastic about the potential for OCU410 to address unmet medical need in this category.”
Panel Discussion: Reviewing the Current State of Dry AMD Preclinical Models & What the Future Looks Like
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Time: 12:45 p.m. ET
Presentation: A Modifier Gene Therapy Approach for Treatment of Dry AMD
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022
Time: 11:45 a.m. ET
About Ocugen, Inc.
Ocugen, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene and cell therapies and vaccines that improve health and offer hope for patients across the globe. We are making an impact on patient’s lives through courageous innovation—forging new scientific paths that harness our unique intellectual and human capital. Our breakthrough modifier gene therapy platform has the potential to treat multiple retinal diseases with a single product, and we are advancing research in infectious diseases to support public health and orthopedic diseases to address unmet medical needs. Discover more at www.ocugen.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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