Why Is Ocugen (OCGN) Stock Moving Today?


  • Ocugen (OCGN) stock is on the move after releasing clinical trial data.
  • The company has positive preliminary results from a Phase 1/2 study.
  • This covers OCU400 as a treatment for eye diseases.
OCGN Stock - Why Is Ocugen (OCGN) Stock Moving Today?

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Ocugen (NASDAQ:OCGN) stock is on the move Friday after the company revealed preliminary results from an ongoing clinical trial.

The preliminary results come from the company’s Phase 1/2 clinical trial of OCU400. This is Ocugen’s drug in development for the treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa and Leber Congenital Amaurosis.

According to the company, it saw vision improvements in some of its patients taking part in the clinical trial. Also, the safety of OCU400 came out positive with the drug being well tolerated by patients.

David Birch, Ph.D., principal investigator of the study, said the following about the results:

“I am very pleased by the outcomes I have seen in my own clinic and am hopeful that OCU400 could provide a therapeutic solution for RP patients who are not only facing loss of vision, but also challenged with the psychological burden of losing their independence.”

What This Means for OCGN Stock

Investors are reacting well to the news as this gives them hope for positive results from the trial. If all goes well, it will also likely result in additional clinical trials. This all puts it one step closer to commercialization, which is what traders are ultimately hoping for.

OCGN stock started off strong this morning with shares rising. However, the stock is currently down slightly as of Friday morning.

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