RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and CEO, will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo's ZFP Therapeutic development programs and an overview of the company's business strategy at 11:30 a.m. (ET) on Monday, October 6, 2008, at the 2008 JMP Securities Healthcare Focus Conference and at 8:40 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at the William Blair Small Cap Conference. Both conferences are being held in New York City.
The presentations will be webcast live and may be accessed via a link on the Sangamo BioSciences website in the Investor Relations section http://investor.sangamo.com/index.cfm under Events and Presentations. The presentations will be archived on the Sangamo website for two weeks after the events.
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. is focused on the research and development of
novel DNA-binding proteins for therapeutic gene regulation and
modification. The most advanced ZFP Therapeutic(TM) development program is
currently in Phase 2 clinical trials for evaluation of safety and clinical
effect in patients with diabetic neuropathy and ALS. Other therapeutic
development programs are focused on cancer, HIV/AIDS, neuropathic pain,
nerve regeneration, Parkinson's disease and monogenic diseases. Sangamo's
core competencies enable the engineering of a class of DNA-binding proteins
known as zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs). By engineering ZFPs that
recognize a specific DNA sequence Sangamo has created ZFP transcription
factors (ZFP TF(TM)) that can control gene expression and, consequently,
cell function. Sangamo i
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