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Axovant Announces First Parkinson's Disease Gene Therapy R&D Day and Participation in Upcoming September Conferences"

      - Parkinson’s Disease R&D Day to be hosted by Gavin Corcoran, MD, Chief R&D Officer, on October 30th, 2020, with leading movement disorder specialists

NEW YORK and BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Axovant Gene Therapies Ltd (Nasdaq: AXGT), a clinical-stage company developing innovative gene therapies, today announced that the company will provide a corporate overview and participate in 1:1 meetings at upcoming virtual investor and patient conferences in September. Additionally, the company announced plans for their 1st Parkinson’s Disease R&D Day with key opinion leaders.

Investor and Patient Conference Presentation details:         

Baird Global Healthcare Conference  
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Time: 9:40 AM ET
2020 Virtual GM1 Family Meeting 
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Time: 6:45 PM ET
Registration Link:
Cantor Fitzgerald Virtual Global Healthcare Conference 
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 1:20 PM ET
Webcast link:
20th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum 
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM ET
Registration link:
AXO-Lenti-PD Parkinson’s Disease R&D Day  
Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Moderator:  Gavin Corcoran, MD, Chief R&D Officer, Axovant Gene Therapies
Additional details to be provided later in September.

A live webcast of the presentations will be available in the Events section of Axovant's website at A replay will be available for approximately 30 days following the conference.

About Axovant Gene Therapies

Axovant Gene Therapies is a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing a pipeline of innovative product candidates for debilitating neurodegenerative diseases. Our current pipeline of gene therapy candidates target GM1 gangliosidosis, GM2 gangliosidosis (also known as Tay-Sachs disease and Sandhoff disease), and Parkinson’s disease. Axovant is focused on accelerating product candidates into and through clinical trials with a team of experts in gene therapy development and through external partnerships with leading gene therapy organizations. For more information, visit


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Parag Meswani
Axovant Gene Therapies Ltd.
(212) 547-2523

Source: Axovant Gene Therapies 

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