SAN DIEGO, CA – February 23, 2022 — Poseida Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary genetic engineering platform technologies to create cell and gene therapeutics with the capacity to cure, today announced that the Company plans to highlight its clinical and preclinical pipeline progress during a virtual R&D Day to be held today beginning at 10:00am ET / 7:00am PT.
“R&D Day is a time for us to showcase not only our progress in the clinic but our redefining work in cell and gene therapy using our proprietary genetic engineering technologies in new and innovative ways,” said Eric Ostertag, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Chairman of Poseida Therapeutics. “Today we are excited to share new data demonstrating the promise of our platforms. For the first time, we will highlight our capabilities in site-specific transposon-based DNA delivery, which is a technology that could revolutionize gene therapy by allowing insertion of large therapeutic transgenes into potentially any site in nearly any cell type or tissue.”
Presentations will cover updates on both platforms and product candidates and will be delivered by the Company’s executive leadership, scientists, clinical team members, and key opinion leaders including Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Luca Gattinoni, Director of the Division of Functional Immune Cell Modulation at the Leibniz Institute for Immunotherapy, whose research focuses on T-cell-based immunotherapies with an emphasis on T-cell differentiation; and Dr. Susan Slovin, the Associate Vice Chair, Academic Administration, Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering, an oncologist with expertise in prostate cancer, clinical immunology, and other genitourinary malignancies and a clinical investigator on Poseida’ s P-PSMA-101 clinical trial.