Ziopharm Oncology (ZIOP)

Company Description

ZIOPHARM Oncology (ZIOP) is a second-generation gene therapy company focused on the development of new cancer treatments with a laser focus on the red-hot immune oncology (I/O) sector. ZIOP licensed its gene expression control technology from synthetic-biology innovator Intrexon for use in the development of DNA-based oncology treatments. Under an exclusive channel partner agreement, the two companies have collaborated to develop a tightly controlled system that injects a gene-expression package into tumors to express the anti-tumor cytokine interleukin-12 (IL-12), but only when patients take a pill that contains a ligand to activate the IL-12 gene. When the patient stops taking the pill, IL-12 expression stops, allowing for specific dosing for a set time. Expression is controlled by Intrexon’s proprietary biologic switch known as the RheoSwitch. The ability to administer or withdraw the pill to control gene expression is a key safety benefit.

 

COMPANY ADDRESS
1 First Avenue
Parris Building, #34
Navy Yard Plaza
Boston, MA 02129
United States

COMPANY PHONE
(617) 259-1970

COMPANY WEBSITE


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Bullish On Ziopharm Seeking Alpha - Jun 21, 2017 Ziopharm Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) has been working on a gene treatment to fight GBM, specifically on patients with recurrent or progressive diagnoses. [...]
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ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (ZIOP) Soars 6.45% on June 20 Equities.com - Jun 20, 2017 ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (ZIOP) had a good day on the market for Tuesday June 20 as shares jumped 6.45% to close at $5.78. About 2.29 million shares traded hands on 10,096 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of 1.38 million ... ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP) Closed at $5.78 - HugoPress [...]
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Why Investors remained buoyant on: ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP), Union ... StockNewsJournal - Jun 14, 2017 ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) market capitalization at present is $799.48M at the rate of $5.54 a share. The firm's price-to-sales ratio was noted 119.78 in contrast with an overall industry average of 102.28. [...]
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ZIOPHARM Oncology Announces Positive Updated Results of Ad-RTS-hIL-12 + ... GlobeNewswire (press release) - Jun 5, 2017 BOSTON, June 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZIOP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on new immunotherapies, today announced updated results from its Phase 1 multicenter study of Ad-RTS-hIL-12 + veledimex ... [...]
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ZIOPHARM to Present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Healthcare Conference GlobeNewswire (press release) - Jun 2, 2017 BOSTON, June 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZIOP) today announced that Laurence Cooper, M.D. [...]
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