Nanoscope Announces Presentations at the 22nd Euretina Congress

Nanoscope Announces Presentations at the 22nd Euretina Congress

Results of Phase 2b RESTORE trial for retinitis pigmentosa and six-month data for Phase 2 STARLIGHT trial for Stargardt disease expected in H1 2023

DALLAS, TX (August 29, 2022) — Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing gene therapies for retinal degenerative diseases, today announced that clinical development of its Multi-Characteristic Opsin (MCO) gene therapy platform will be featured in two presentations at the 22nd Euretina Congress, taking place September 1-4, 2022, in Hamburg, Germany and online.

Details for the presentations are as follows:

Development of Novel Endpoints for the Study of Multi-Characteristic Opsin Enabled Vision Restoration in Patients with Advanced Retinitis Pigmentosa; Double-masked, Randomized, sham-controlled, Multicenter Phase 2b study
Presenter: Victor Hugo Gonzalez, M.D., Valley Retina Institute, McAllen, TX.
Session: IRD I
Date and Time: Thursday, September 1, 2022; 3:05 p.m. CEST
Location: Hall X1, Congress Centre Hamburg

Dr. Gonzalez will discuss Nanoscope’s Phase 2b RESTORE trial, its most advanced clinical program. RESTORE trial results, along with six-month data from the Phase 2 STARLIGHT trial for Stargardt disease, are expected in H1 2023.

52 Week Safety and Efficacy of Optogenetic Therapy for Vision Restoration in Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients
Presenter: SriniVas R. Sadda, M.D., President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Doheny Eye Institute, the Stephen J. Ryan – Arnold and Mabel Beckman Endowed Chair, and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.
Session: IRD II
Date and Time: Friday, September 2, 2022; 3:29 p.m. CEST
Location: Hall X1, Congress Centre Hamburg

Dr. Sadda will discuss the safety and efficacy of intravitreal MCO Optogenetic Therapy for vision restoration in advanced retinitis pigmentosa patients in a Phase 1/2a study.


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.

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  • 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 the National Eye Institute including Audacious Goal Initiative and Bioengineering Research grants. He serves on the editorial board of journals and chairs an international conference on optogenetics. He is the winner of a 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.