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Photo Release -- Nasdaq Welcomes Cellectis SA (Nasdaq: CLLS) to The Nasdaq Stock Market


NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Cellectis SA (Nasdaq:CLLS) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on March 25, 2015.

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Cellectis is a pioneering gene-editing company focused on developing immunotherapies based on gene edited engineered CAR-T cells (UCART). Cellectis is dedicated to developing new types of cancer therapies based on these cells. The Company’s gene-editing technologies give the ability to create allogeneic CAR T-cells, meaning they are derived from healthy donors rather than the patients themselves.

“Cellectis is innovating in the field of cancer treatment by harnessing the immune system to target and eradicate cancers,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. “We are excited to welcome Cellectis to the Nasdaq family and congratulate them on their initial public offering.”

By listing with Nasdaq, Cellectis joins some of the world’s largest and most revolutionary healthcare companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice to 72 percent of healthcare companies and 57 percent of European companies listed in the U.S. Markets.

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