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Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference

16:05 EDT Thursday, May 09, 2013

RICHMOND, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and CEO, will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo's ZFP Therapeutic® development programs and an overview of the company's business strategy at 10:00 am PT on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference which will be held in Las Vegas.  

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The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed via a link on the Sangamo BioSciences website in the Investor Relations section under Events and Presentations. The presentation will be archived on the Sangamo website for two weeks after the event.

About Sangamo

Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. is focused on research and development of novel DNA-binding proteins for therapeutic gene regulation and genome editing. The Company has ongoing Phase 2 clinical trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a novel ZFP Therapeutic® for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Sangamo's other therapeutic programs are focused on monogenic diseases, including hemophilia, Huntington's disease and  hemoglobinopathies such as beta-thalassemia and sickle cell anemia. Sangamo's core competencies enable the engineering of a class of DNA-binding proteins known as zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs).  Engineering of ZFPs that recognize a specific DNA sequence enables the creation of sequence-specific ZFP Nucleases (ZFNs) for gene modification and ZFP transcription factors (ZFP TFs) that can control gene expression and, consequently, cell function. Sangamo has entered into a strategic collaboration with Shire AG to develop therapeutics for hemophilia, Huntington's disease and other monogenic diseases and has established strategic partnerships with companies in non-therapeutic applications of its technology including Dow AgroSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. For more information about Sangamo, visit the company's website at www.sangamo.com.

ZFP Therapeutic® is a registered trademark of Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

 

 

 

SOURCE Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

For further information: Elizabeth Wolffe, Ph.D, 510-970-6000, x271, ewolffe@sangamo.com

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