Ocugen to Host Clinical Showcase in New York City on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Ocugen, Inc. announces the start of the OCU400 Phase 3 clinical trial in early 2024 along with a Clinical Showcase event featuring gene therapy experts and patient insights.
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Highlighting updates on OCU400 Phase 3 clinical trial starting early 2024

Featuring thought leaders in gene therapy and OCU400 Phase 1/2 clinical trial patient

MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocugen, Inc. (Ocugen or the Company) (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene and cell therapies and vaccines, today announced that it will host an in-person Clinical Showcase on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-noon ET at the Nasdaq Market Site in Times Square, New York City.

The Clinical Showcase will provide an opportunity to learn more about the upcoming Phase 3 trial of OCU400—including more specifics on study design and the broad indication for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa, as well as a clinical study update from the ongoing Phase 1/2 trial of OCU400. A panel discussion will offer background on the genesis of modifier gene therapy and how this potential first-in-class treatment approach has evolved from the lab into the clinic.

Ocugen presenters include:

  • Dr. Shankar Musunuri, Chairman, CEO & Co-founder
  • Mike Shine, SVP Commercial
  • Dr. Arun Upadhyay, CSO & Head of R&D

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Lejla Vajzovic, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology with Tenure, Director of Duke Vitreoretinal Fellowship Program at Duke Eye Center and Duke University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Byron Lam, Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Mark J. Daily, Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology at the University of Miami
  • Dr. Neena Haider, inventor of modifier gene therapy, CEO & CSO Shifa Precision, faculty at Harvard Medical School
  • OCU400 Phase 1/2 clinical trial patient who has completed 12 months of therapy

Nasdaq requires advance registration from attendees and registration can be done by contacting Tiffany Hamilton at

About Ocugen, Inc.
Ocugen, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene and cell therapies and vaccines that improve health and offer hope for patients across the globe. We are making an impact on patient’s lives through courageous innovation—forging new scientific paths that harness our unique intellectual and human capital. Our breakthrough modifier gene therapy platform has the potential to treat multiple retinal diseases with a single product, and we are advancing research in infectious diseases to support public health and orthopedic diseases to address unmet medical needs. Discover more at and follow us on X and LinkedIn.

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Tiffany Hamilton
Head of Communications


When will the OCU400 Phase 3 clinical trial begin?

The OCU400 Phase 3 clinical trial is set to start in early 2024.

Where will Ocugen host the Clinical Showcase event?

Ocugen will host the Clinical Showcase event at the Nasdaq Market Site in Times Square, New York City.

What is the focus of Ocugen as a biotechnology company?

Ocugen is focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene and cell therapies and vaccines.

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ocugen, inc., is a rapidly growing ophthalmology company developing a rich clinical pipeline of innovative therapies that address rare and underserved ocular disorders. the company’s lead programs in ocular graft versus host disease (ocu300) and chronic dry eye disease (ocu310) are expected to enter pivotal clinical trials in 2018. ocu300 received the first and only orphan drug designation for ocular graft versus host disease, providing certain regulatory and economic benefits. ocugen is also developing novel biologic therapies for retinitis pigmentosa (ocu100) and wet amd (ocu200), as well as a groundbreaking modifier gene therapy platform with potential to address a broad spectrum of inherited retinal disorders (ocu400). for more information, please visit