Dutch biotech uniQure N.V. (QURE) reports Q1 results. License and collaboration revenues: EURO1.2M; R&D expenses: EURO6.2M (+72.2%); net loss: EURO7.8M (-50.0%); loss/share: EURO0.52 (+1.9%); cash and equivalents: EURO77.5M. Increase in R&D expenses was due to the expansion of activities in the hemophilia B program.
Signed a strategic collaboration with 4D Molecular Therapeutics for exclusive access to 4D's adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector discovery and optimization technology for gene delivery to the central nervous system and liver.
Commercialization partner Chiesi advanced the launch of Glybera by establishing centers of excellence and working on reimbursement issues.
Hemophilia B AAV5 candidate Phase 1/2 trial expected to start by the end of the year.