Patrik De Haes, CEO of ThromboGenics, commented, "We are very pleased to have been shortlisted for both the Biotech Company of the Year and Licensing Deal of the Year awards at this prestigious awards event. The nominations are a testament to the significant achievements and progress ThromboGenics has made over the last year. The Company is now in the best position to achieve its aim of becoming a profitable, integrated Company focused on cutting edge ophthalmic medicines. We are very proud to be nominated amongst some of the most successful companies in the industry, and look forward to the results in November."
ThromboGenics is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines for the treatment of eye disease, vascular disease and cancer. The Company's lead product microplasmin is in Phase III clinical development for the non-surgical treatment of back of the eye diseases. Microplasmin is also being evaluated in Phase II clinical development for additional vitreoretinal indications and as a potential therapy for stroke. ThromboGenics is also developing novel antibody therapeutics in collaboration with BioInvent International; these include TB-402 (Anti-Factor VIII), a long acting anti-coagulant, and TB-403 (anti-PlGF) for cancer.
ThromboGenics has built strong links with the University of Leuven and the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) and has exclusive rights to certain therapeutics developed at these institutions. ThromboGenics is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. The Company is listed on Eurolist by Euronext Brussels under the symbol THR. More information is available at http://www.thrombogenics.com.
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