DGAP-News: Epigenomics AG / Key word(s): 9-month figures
2015-11-18 / 07:30
Epigenomics AG Announces 2015 Third Quarter and Nine Month Financial Results and Reports on Operational Highlights
Berlin (Germany) and Germantown, MD (U.S.A.), November 18, 2015 – Epigenomics AG (Frankfurt Prime Standard: ECX, OTCQX: EPGNY), the German-American cancer molecular diagnostics company, today announced its financial results for the third quarter and the nine months 2015 ending September 30.
“We are encouraged by the positive sales development of our blood-based cancer screening test Epi proColon(R), especially in China”, said Dr. Thomas Taapken, CEO/CFO of Epigenomics AG. “Going forward, steady improvements in the pricing and reimbursement environment in China will further support our partner BioChain’s commercial efforts in this important market. The recent inclusion of blood-based Septin9 testing in the Chinese screening guidelines for colorectal cancer was a major milestone to address the significant medical need arising from an increasing colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in China.”
Dr. Taapken commented further on the recent FDA response letter: “In the upcoming meeting scheduled with the FDA, we will seek to determine how to best address the outstanding questions. We remain highly committed to resolve those questions as soon as possible and will present respective proposals.”
Q3/9M 2015 Financial Results
The full Nine-Month Financial Report 2015 can be obtained from Epigenomics’ website at: www.epigenomics.com/en/news-investors/investors/financial-reports/2015.html
Conference call for press and analysts
Epigenomics’ management will host a conference call at 2:30 pm CET/ 8:30 am EDT today, Wednesday, November 18, 2015.
The conference call will be held in English.
The dial-in numbers for the conference call are:
Dial-in number (within Germany): +49 69 247 501 895
Participants are kindly requested to dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call.
Both an audio replay of the conference call and a transcript of the conference call will be provided on Epigenomics’ website subsequently:https://www.epigenomics.com/en/news-investors.html
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Epigenomics is a molecular diagnostics company focused on blood-based detection of cancers using its proprietary DNA methylation biomarker technology. The Company develops and commercializes diagnostic products across multiple cancer indications with high medical need. Epigenomics’ lead product, Epi proColon(R), is a blood-based screening test for the early detection of colorectal cancer. Epi proColon(R) is currently marketed in Europe and China. For more information, visit www.epigenomics.com.
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This communication expressly or implicitly contains certain forward-looking statements concerning Epigenomics AG and its business. Such statements involve certain known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause the actual results, financial condition, performance or achievements of Epigenomics AG to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Epigenomics AG is providing this communication as of this date and does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements contained herein as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
The information contained in this communication does not constitute nor imply an offer to sell or transfer any product, and no product based on this technology is currently available for sale by Epigenomics in the United States or Canada. The analytical and clinical performance characteristics of any Epigenomics product based on this technology which may be sold at some future time in the U.S.A. have not been established.
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