NEW YORK, Aug. 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:AIMT) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on August 6, 2015.
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Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc., founded in 2011 as Allergen Research Corporation (ARC), is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for peanut allergy and other food allergies. The company’s characterized oral desensitization immunotherapy (CODIT™) system uses rigorously characterized product candidates with gradual, controlled up-dosing protocols to obtain clinically meaningful desensitization to food allergens.
“Aimmune Therapeutics is working to address the unmet need to protect people with prevalent food allergies from the dangers of exposure to their allergens,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. “We are excited to welcome Aimmune Therapeutics to the Nasdaq family and congratulate them on their initial public offering.”
By listing with Nasdaq, Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. joins some of the world’s largest and most revolutionary healthcare companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice to over 77 percent of health care companies listed on U.S. markets.
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