Nanoscope Therapeutics to Present at the Retina Forum 2022
DALLAS, Aug. 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, 2022; 4:51 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.