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Clearside Biomedical Licensing Partner REGENXBIO Doses First Patient In Phase 2 Gene Therapy Trial Using SCS Microinjector For Suprachoroidal Delivery

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clearside Biomedical, Inc.(NASDAQ:CLSD), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and delivering treatments that restore and preserve vision for people with

· 09/09/2020 08:33

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clearside Biomedical, Inc.(NASDAQ:CLSD), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and delivering treatments that restore and preserve vision for people with serious back of the eye diseases, announced today that its licensing partner, REGENXBIO Inc. (NASDAQ:RGNX), has dosed the first patient in its Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the suprachoroidal delivery of RGX-314, an adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy, using Clearside's SCS Microinjector® for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD).
 

"We are pleased to see the progress made by REGENXBIO using our proprietary SCS Microinjector® for the suprachoroidal delivery of its innovative gene therapy into the back of the eye," said George Lasezkay, Pharm.D., J.D., President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our targeted drug delivery approach has broad applicability utilizing proven compounds, novel small molecules, and gene therapy to deliver treatment in an office-based, non-surgical procedure. We believe this route of administration represents an important potential advancement in patient care."