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Abeona Therapeutics Inc (AKA:PlasmaTech Biopharmaceutcials Inc~Access Pharmaceuticals Inc~Chemex Corporation~Chemex Pharmaceuticals Inc)
Profile last edited on: 1/3/2022

Gene therapies for rare genetic diseases: potential cures for Sanfilippo syndrome types A and B
Year Founded
1989
First SBIR Year
1990
Latest SBIR Award
2006
Program Status
Inactive

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Location Information

1330 Avenue of the Americas 33rd Floor
New York, NY 20029
   (214) 905-5100
   info@abeonatherapeutics.com
   www.abeonatherapeutics.com
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   32
County:   Dallas

Public Profile

Briefly quite active in SBIR (2006) - formerly known as PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals Inc and a Access Pharmaceuticals - Abeona Therapeutics was originally trading on AMEX. Following delisting, the firm moved to OTC. The firm then issued another IPO on NASDAQ in December 2014. Now located in New York, NY, the firm has also a presence in Cleveland, OH and in Madrid, Spain. With technologies licensed from the Universities of Minnnesota, Nebraska and North Carolina, Abeona Therapeutics is focused on developing and delivering gene therapy and plasma-based products for severe and life-threatening rare diseases. Lead programs are adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapies for Sanfilippo syndrome (MPS IIIB and IIIA) in collaboration with patient advocate groups, researchers, and clinicians. The company is also developing gene therapy for juvenile Batten disease (JBD); and for Fanconi anemia (FA) disorder using a CRISPR/Cas9-based gene editing approach to gene therapy program for rare blood diseases. In addition, it is developing rare plasma protein therapies, including SDF AlphaT (alpha-1 protease inhibitor) for inherited COPD using its proprietary Salt Diafiltration (SDFT) ethanol-free process. The company is involved in marketing MuGard, a mucoadhesive oral wound rinse for mucositis, stomatitis, aphthous ulcers, and traumatic ulcers; and ProctiGard, a mucoadhesive oral wound rinse for the treatment of rectal mucositis and radiation proctitis.

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

Employee Range
50-74
Revenue Range
5M-7.5M
VC funded?
Yes
Public/Private
Publicly Traded
Stock Info
NASDAQ : ABEO
IP Holdings
25-49

Awards Distribution by Agency

Key People / Management

  Timothy J Miller -- Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director

  Mark J Alvino -- Director

  Jeffrey B Davis -- Chief Operating Officer

  John W Dietrich --

  Haiyan Fu -- Founder

  Kerry P Gray -- Former President

  Douglas McCarty -- Scientific Founder

  T Miller --

  John V St John --

  Alfred Stracher --

  Stephen B Thompson -- Vice President Finance

  Harrison G Wehner -- Chief Financial Officer

  Philip Wise -- VP Business Development