Nanoscope Therapeutics to Present at the Retina Forum 2022

Nanoscope Therapeutics to Present at the Retina Forum 2022

DALLASAug. 26, 2022 — Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing gene therapies for retinal degenerative diseases, today announced that Aaron Osborne, Chief Medical Officer, will give a presentation on clinical development of Nanoscope’s Multi-Characteristic Opsin (MCO) gene therapy platform and participate in a panel titled “Gene Therapy Platforms for Macular Disease – Are They Worth the Money?” at the Retina Forum, taking place August 31, 2022, in Hamburg, Germany and online as part of the Ophthalmology Futures Forums.

Details for the presentation are as follows:

Pioneering a New Wave of Optogenetic Therapeutics for Vision Restoration
Presenter: Aaron Osborne, MBBS, Nanoscope’s Chief Medical Officer
Date and Time: Wednesday, August 31, 20224:51 p.m. CEST
Location: The Fontenay Hotel

In addition to highlighting the benefits of MCO gene therapy, Dr. Osborne will detail Nanoscope’s Phase 2b RESTORE trial from its lead clinical program. RESTORE trial results, along with six-month data from the Phase 2 STARLIGHT trial for Stargardt disease, are expected in H1 2023.

About Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc.
Nanoscope Therapeutics is developing gene-agnostic, sight restoring optogenetic therapies for the millions of patients blinded by retinal degenerative diseases, for which no cure exists. The company’s lead asset, MCO-010, is presently in Phase 2b multicenter, randomized, double-masked, sham-controlled clinical trials in the U.S. for retinitis pigmentosa (NCT04945772) with top line data expected H1 2023. The company has also initiated a Phase 2 trial of MCO-010 therapy in Stargardt patients (NCT05417126). MCO-010 has received FDA orphan drug designations for RP and Stargardt. Preclinical assets include non-viral laser delivered MCO-020 gene therapy for geographic atrophy.

Investor Contact:
Argot Partners
212-600-1902
Nanoscope@argotpartners.com

Nanoscope Therapeutics, Inc.
Trinity Towers
2777 N. Stemmons Fwy.
Dallas, TX 75207
(817) 857-1186
  • Dr. Samarendra Mohanty, PhD |  Co-Founder & President

    Samarendra Mohanty (Co-Founder/President) is an inventor & serial entrepreneur with 20+ years experience in Biomedical Sciences. He is Co-Founder of several Biotechs and Biomedical device /diagnostic companies (developed & commercialized $100K+ biomedical instruments.)

    Samar obtained M.Tech in Applied Optics from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi and a PhD in (Bio)Physics from the Indian Institute of Sciences-Bangalore.

    His extensive Biomedical Technologies experience includes serving as Professor/Senior Scientist at the University of Texas;  University of California, Irvine; Center for Adv. Tech (India); Int. Mol. Biotech (Germany); Univ. Pavia (Italy); NUS (Singapore); and University of St. Andrews (UK). He has authored over 200 international patents and publications in leading journals including Nature and Nature Photonics.

    He is the Principal Investigator for major grants from National Eye Institute including Audacious Goal Initiative and Bioengineering Research grants. He serves on the editorial board of journals and chairs international conference on optogenetics. He is winner of 2019 Healthcare Heroes award (Fort Worth Business Press), Retinal Organoid Challenge Award, Audacious Goal Initiative Award (NIH), Finalist of Tech Titan, and NIH-Director’s Innovator Award.