NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Juno Therapeutics (Nasdaq:JUNO), a biopharmaceutical company, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on December 19, 2014.
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Juno Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on revolutionizing medicine by re-engaging the body's immune system to treat cancer. Founded on a vision of using human cells as therapeutic tools, Juno aims to leverage its cell-based platform to develop immunotherapy drug candidates that address a broad range of cancers and human diseases.
"Juno Therapeutics is continually innovating in the field of cancer treatment and research," said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. "We are pleased to welcome Juno to the Nasdaq family of listed-companies and we look forward to celebrating many milestones with the Company in the years to come."
By listing with Nasdaq, Juno Therapeutics joins many of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq has been the exchange of choice to 93 percent of healthcare companies that listed in the U.S. in 2014.
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