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Oxford BioMedica to participate at the Piper Jaffray GenomeRx Symposium in New York on 23 June 2014

Oxford, UK – 23 June 2014: Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Company”) (LSE: OXB), the leading gene-based biopharmaceutical company, today announces that it will attend Piper Jaffray’s GenomeRx Symposium on Monday, June 23, 2014 at The Yale Club, New York.

Oxford BioMedica’s Chief Executive Officer, John Dawson, and Kyriacos Mitrophanous PhD, Head of Research, will take part in a panel discussion entitled “Ophthalmology: Seeing The Future of Gene Therapy Clearly” detailing trends for gene therapy in ophthalmology from 12:45 – 1:40 pm (EDT).

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About Oxford BioMedica

Oxford BioMedica (LSE:OXB) is a leading gene and cell therapy group focused on developing life changing treatments for serious diseases. Oxford BioMedica and its subsidiaries (the "Group") have built a sector leading lentiviral vector delivery platform (LentiVector®), which the Group leverages to develop in vivo and ex vivo products both in-house and with partners. The Group has created a valuable proprietary portfolio of gene and cell therapy product candidates in the areas of oncology, ophthalmology and CNS disorders. The Group has also entered into a number of partnerships, including with Novartis, Bioverativ, Sanofi, Axovant, Orchard Therapeutics, Boehringer Ingelheim/UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium/Imperial Innovations, GC LabCell and Immune Design, through which it has long-term economic interests in other potential gene and cell therapy products. Oxford BioMedica is based across several locations in Oxfordshire, UK and employs more than 320 people. Further information is available at www.oxfordbiomedica.co.uk.

For further information please contact

Oxford BioMedica plc

John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer

Stuart Paynter, Chief Financial Officer

Tel: +44 (0)1865 783 000

 

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