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Spark Therapeutics to Host Conference Call on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 8:30 a.m. to Discuss Third Quarter 2016 Results

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE), a fully integrated gene therapy company seeking to transform the lives of patients with debilitating genetic diseases by developing investigational, potentially one-time, life-altering treatments, will host a conference call on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. EDT to discuss corporate and financial results for the third quarter that ended Sept. 30, 2016. 

The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 851-4526 (domestic) or (720) 634-2901 (international), and entering passcode 2754134. To access a live audio webcast, please visit the “Investors” section at www.sparktx.com.

A replay of the call will be available for one week following the call and can be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 (domestic) or (404) 537-3406 (international), and entering passcode 2754134, or by visiting the “Investors” section at www.sparktx.com.

About Spark Therapeutics
Spark Therapeutics, a fully integrated gene therapy company, is seeking to transform the lives of patients with debilitating genetic diseases by developing investigational, potentially one-time, life-altering treatments. Spark Therapeutics’ validated gene therapy platform is being applied to a range of clinical and preclinical programs addressing serious genetic diseases, including inherited retinal diseases, liver-mediated diseases such as hemophilia, and neurodegenerative diseases. Spark Therapeutics’ validated platform successfully has delivered proof-of-concept data with investigational gene therapies in the retina and liver. Spark Therapeutics has reported top-line results from a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial for its most advanced product candidate, voretigene neparvovec (formerly referred to as SPK-RPE65), a potential treatment of a rare genetic blinding condition. Voretigene neparvovec has received both breakthrough therapy and orphan product designations. Spark Therapeutics’ hemophilia franchise has two lead assets: SPK-9001 in a Phase 1/2 trial for hemophilia B being developed under a collaboration with Pfizer and SPK-8011, a preclinical candidate for hemophilia A to which Spark Therapeutics retains global commercialization rights. To learn more, please visit www.sparktx.com.

Spark Therapeutics Corporate Contacts
Stephen W. Webster, Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Faga, Chief Business Officer
(855) SPARKTX (1-855-772-7589)

Media Contact
Dan QuinnTen Bridge Communications
(781) 475-7974
dan@tenbridgecommunications.com

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