RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today reported third quarter 2013 financial results and accomplishments.
For the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, Sangamo reported a consolidated net loss of $6.1 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.8 million, or $0.11 per share, for the same period in 2012. As of September 30, 2013, the Company had cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and interest receivable of $133.1 million.
Revenues for the third quarter of 2013 were $5.7 million, compared to $4.9 million for the same period in 2012. Third quarter 2013 revenues were generated from the Company's collaboration agreements with Shire AG (Shire) and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, and research grants. The revenues recognized for the third quarter of 2013 consisted of $4.8 million in collaboration agreements and $0.9 million in research grants, compared to $4.2 million and $0.7 million, respectively, for the same period in 2012.
The increase in collaboration agreement revenues was primarily due to the Company's collaboration and license agreement with Shire established in January 2012. Pursuant to the agreement, Sangamo received an upfront payment of $13.0 million, which is being amortized on a straight-line basis over the initial six-year research term, of which the Company recognized $0.5 million as revenue for the third quarter of 2013. Sangamo also recognized $4.0 million of revenues related to research services performed under the collaboration agreement with Shire in the third quarter.
Research and development expenses were $8.7 million for the third quarter of 2013, compared to $7.6 million for the same
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