Cantor Fitzgerald and Kristen Kluska to Host Zoom Fireside Chat with Ocugen
MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocugen, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing transformative therapies to cure blindness diseases, today announced that Cantor Fitzgerald and Kristen Kluska will host a Management Fireside Chat Zoom Call on October 21 at 11 a.m. ET.
Ocugen management, including Dr. Shankar Musunuri, Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder, Sanjay Subramanian, CFO, Dr. Mohamed Genead, Acting CMO and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, and Dr. Mark Pennesi, Scientific Advisory Board Member, will discuss Ocugen’s lead program, OCU400 (AAV-NR2E3), a modifier gene therapy indicated for retinal degeneration disorders. In addition, they will provide highlights from the clinical, histological, and functional outcomes as published in Nature Gene Therapy evaluating AAV-NR2e3. They will also provide retina and disease backgrounds of members of the Retina Scientific Advisory Board. Lastly, they will provide an update on their goal of initiating two clinical trials in 2021 for OCU400 and expanding into four clinical trials in 2022 with OCU410 (AAV-RORA) for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration and OCU200, a biologic product candidate in preclinical development for treating severely sight-threatening diseases like Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, and Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
Cantor Fitzgerald initiated analyst coverage of Ocugen with an “Overweight” rating and a price target of $1.00 on October 9, based on its potential of AAV-based gene therapies and the belief that the eye is one of the most well understood target organs. All reports on Ocugen prepared by analysts represent the views of those analysts and not neessarily those of Ocugen. Ocugen is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or timing of analyst reports. A copy of the full analyst note can be obtained directly from Cantor Fitzgerald.
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