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2013-11-15 08:27:03

Data Demonstrate Long-Term Expression of Functional Nerve Growth Factor in the Brain and Stabilization of Brain Cell Metabolic Activity RICHMOND, Calif., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced today the presentation of positive data from the Phase 1 clinical trial of CERE-110 (AAV-NGF), a gene therapy approach designed to deliver nerve growth factor (NGF) for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). This novel product was developed by Ceregene,...

2013-08-26 16:24:50

Acquisition Provides Significant Portfolio of AAV Assets Including Manufacturing, Regulatory and Intellectual Property and a Fully Enrolled, Fully Funded Phase 2 trial in Alzheimer's Disease RICHMOND, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ceregene, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused on developing adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapies. Sangamo will host a...

2013-05-21 08:28:22

Clinical Data on CERE-120 (AAV-NRTN) Presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cellular Therapy (ASGCT) SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc. today announced additional efficacy data from a secondary analysis of its double-blind, randomized, controlled Phase 2b clinical study of CERE-120 (AAV-neurturin). CERE-120 is a gene therapy product designed to deliver the neurotrophic factor neurturin, for Parkinson's disease. This exploratory...

2013-04-19 16:23:15

SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc. today announced the top-line data from its double-blind, randomized, controlled Phase 2b clinical study of CERE-120 (AAV-neurturin), a gene therapy product designed to deliver the neurotrophic factor neurturin, for Parkinson's disease. The trial did not demonstrate statistically significant efficacy on the primary endpoint (UPDRS-motor off). However, one of the "key secondary endpoints" (Diary-off score), as defined and...

2013-03-13 08:30:50

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc. today announced the completion of enrollment in its double-blind Phase 2 clinical study of CERE-110 (AAV-NGF), a gene therapy product designed to deliver nerve growth factor (NGF) for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The clinical study was carried out in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) based at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and funded by a grant from the National Institute on...

2012-05-17 02:25:20

SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene Inc., a biotechnology company developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, will present new data demonstrating long-term, biologically-active expression of neurturin, a nervous system growth factor delivered to the degenerating dopamine nerves in patients with Parkinson's disease following treatment with CERE-120 (AAV2-neurturin). Raymond T. Bartus, Ph.D., Ceregene's chief scientific officer and...

2011-12-01 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc. reported today that it has completed enrollment in its Phase 2b trial of CERE-120, a gene therapy product expressing the neurturin (NRTN) gene for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This Phase 2b study enrolled 51 patients at 11 medical centers throughout the United States. CERE-120 is comprised of an AAV vector intended to provide constant, sustained expression of neurturin (NRTN), a neurotrophic factor shown to...

2011-02-15 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, reported today that its scientists and collaborators have published new experimental findings in support of its Parkinson's disease program which appeared as the lead article in the current issue of Movement Disorders (the official journal of the Movement Disorders Society). The publication reports the first evidence that gene transfer can provide targeted expression of a neurotrophic factor, i.e.,...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it is progressing with enrollment and dosing in its CERE-120 (AAV2-neurturin) Phase 2b multi-center, sham-surgery, double-blinded controlled trial in Parkinson's disease. This trial was initiated in October 2010 and all 11 centers across the United States are now actively enrolling patients. These sites are among the best movement disorders centers in the country and include Baylor...

2010-11-11 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has closed its Series D preferred financing in the amount of $11.5 million. The current venture round was co-led by Hamilton BioVentures and Alta Partners with participation from MPM Capital and Investor Growth Capital. The funds will be used to help support Ceregene's currently enrolling Phase 2b clinical study of CERE-120 for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Ceregene also...