Poseida Therapeutics Announces Oral Presentation Highlighting P-FVIII-101 Gene Therapy at the 64th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition
Preclinical data to be presented highlight sustained and normalized Factor VIII activity following single dose of P-FVIII-101 for the treatment of Hemophilia A
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Poseida Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PSTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary genetic engineering platform technologies to create cell and gene therapeutics with the capacity to cure, today announced that preclinical data from its P-FVIII-101 program, partnered with Takeda, has been selected for an oral presentation at the 64th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, being held in New Orleans and virtually December 10–13, 2022.
P-FVIII-101 is a liver-directed gene therapy product candidate for the in vivo treatment of Hemophilia A utilizing the Company's non-viral piggyBac® DNA Delivery System combined with its nanoparticle delivery technology. Compared to current generation gene therapy approaches that use traditional adeno-associated virus (AAV), the Company's non-viral gene delivery strategy is designed to enable potential single treatment cures with lower toxicity to mitigate safety issues, allow for re-dosing if needed and deliver optimized FVIII transgenes without cargo size limitations.
The oral presentation will highlight preclinical data from initial proof-of-concept studies, which demonstrated that a single administration of P-FVIII-101 resulted in durable expression of the Factor VIII protein at therapeutic levels in a dose-responsive manner. Expression of Factor VIII was shown to be sustained over six months in mouse models. These data illustrate the potential of P-FVIII-101 utilizing piggyBac to provide a long-term durable response for the treatment of Hemophilia A, early in life, with stable integration.
Details of the presentation are as follows:
Title: Sustained Factor VIII Activity Following Single Dose of Non-Viral Integrating Gene Therapy
The presentation will also be available to meeting attendees through the ASH virtual meeting platform.
About Poseida Therapeutics, Inc.
Poseida Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to utilizing our proprietary genetic engineering platform technologies to create next generation cell and gene therapeutics with the capacity to cure. We have discovered and are developing a broad portfolio of product candidates in a variety of indications based on our core proprietary platforms, including our non-viral piggyBac® DNA Delivery System, Cas-CLOVER™ Site-specific Gene Editing System and nanoparticle- and AAV-based gene delivery technologies. Our core platform technologies have utility, either alone or in combination, across many cell and gene therapeutic modalities and enable us to engineer our portfolio of product candidates that are designed to overcome the primary limitations of current generation cell and gene therapeutics. To learn more, visit www.poseida.com and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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