Janssen's History And Continuation Decision With Imetelstat

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About: Geron Corporation (GERN), JNJ
by: Hoosier Investor
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Summary

Janssen's interest in Imetelstat dates back to 2013.

Janssen has already made a number of continuation decisions regarding the Imetelstat development program.

Janssen is expected to make a positive continuation decision in 3Q18.

Background

Janssen's (NYSE:JNJ) pursuit of Imetelstat began in 2013. A confidentiality agreement was executed between Geron (GERN) and Janssen on October 31, 2013. Geron's formal relationship with Janssen began ~30 days