BOSTON, July 30, Jul 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200291745/composite ZIOP +4.83% today announced that management will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 8, at 8:30 a.m. ET to provide a corporate update and discuss financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.
The call can be accessed by dialing 1-844-309-0618 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-661-378-9465 (international). The passcode for the conference call is 8279471. To access the live webcast or the subsequent archived recording, visit the "Investors" section of the Ziopharm website at www.ziopharm.com . The webcast will be recorded and available for replay on the Company's website for two weeks.
About Ziopharm Oncology, Inc.
Ziopharm Oncology is an immuno-oncology company focused on developing end-to-end cost-effective solutions using its non-viral Sleeping Beauty platform for TCR and CAR T-cell therapies and immune-stimulating gene therapy with Controlled interleukin 12 (IL-12). The Sleeping Beauty platform genetically modifies T cells with DNA plasmids to express T-cell receptors (TCRs) to target specific antigens in solid tumors and a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) to target CD19 in blood cancers with the Company's 3 generation T-cell manufacturing process, termed "rapid personalized manufacture". The Sleeping Beauty platform is being advanced in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Eden BioCell. The Company also is developing its Controlled IL-12 platform, or Ad-RTS-hIL-12 plus veledimex, as monotherapy and in combination with immune checkpoint inhibitors to treat brain cancer, including in collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
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