Abeona Therapeutics Announces Clinical Data Presentations at Upcoming Scientific Congresses

NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ABEO), a fully-integrated leader in gene and cell therapy, today announced two presentations of previously disclosed clinical data at upcoming scientific congresses in October 2021. The presentations include a poster presentation on the long-term wound healing and pain relief data from the Phase 1/2a EB-101 trial at the 2021 Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Annual Conference, held virtually October 14-15, 2021; and an oral presentation on the pivotal trial of the Company’s investigational AAV-based gene therapy ABO-102 in MPS IIIA at the virtual 28th Annual Congress of the European Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ESGCT), October 19-22, 2021.

Presentation details are as follows:

Event: 2021 PeDRA Annual Conference
Title: Long-Term Healing, Pain Reduction, and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (RDEB) Following EB-101 Treatment of Large, Chronic Wounds
Poster Number: 45

Event: ESGCT 28th Annual Congress
Title: Interim Results of Transpher A, a Multicentre, Single-dose, Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of ABO-102 Investigational Gene Therapy for Sanfilippo Syndrome Type A (Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIA)
Talk Number: INV38
Session: 4a
Date and Time: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 9:30 am CEST

About Abeona Therapeutics
Abeona Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing gene and cell therapies for serious diseases. Abeona’s clinical programs include EB-101, its investigational autologous, gene-corrected cell therapy for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa in Phase 3 development, as well as ABO-102 and ABO-101, novel investigational AAV-based gene therapies for Sanfilippo syndrome types A and B (MPS IIIA and MPS IIIB), respectively, in Phase 1/2 development. The Company’s development portfolio also features AAV-based gene therapies for ophthalmic diseases with high unmet medical need. Abeona’s novel, next-generation AAV capsids are being evaluated to improve tropism profiles for a variety of devastating diseases. Abeona’s fully integrated gene and cell therapy cGMP manufacturing facility produces EB-101 for the pivotal Phase 3 VIITAL™ study and is capable of clinical and planned commercial production of AAV-based gene therapies. For more information, visit www.abeonatherapeutics.com.

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Investor and Media Contact:
Greg Gin
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Abeona Therapeutics
+1 (646) 813-4709

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