Poseida Therapeutics Receives Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) Designation from FDA for P-BCMA-101

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Poseida Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on leveraging proprietary next-generation, non-viral gene engineering technologies to create life-saving therapeutics, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designation to P-BCMA-101, Poseida’s lead CAR-T therapeutic candidate currently in a Phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. RMAT designation includes all of the benefits of the Fast Track and Breakthrough Therapy designation programs, including early interactions with the FDA.