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Nasdaq Welcomes Dimension Therapeutics to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Dimension Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:DMTX) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on October 22, 2015.

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Dimension is a leading gene therapy company focused on discovering and developing new therapeutic products for people living with devastating rare diseases associated with the liver and based on the most advanced adeno-associated virus (AAV) delivery technology. The company is advancing multiple programs toward clinical development, including: programs addressing unmet needs for patients suffering from ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency and glycogen storage disease type Ia (GSDIa), a collaboration with Bayer HealthCare in hemophilia A, and a wholly owned program in hemophilia B which is expected to enter clinical testing by the end of this year.

“We are proud to welcome Dimension Therapeutics to The Nasdaq Stock Market, and look forward to supporting the company as it brings to market the treatments in its R&D pipeline,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq.

By listing on Nasdaq, Dimension Therapeutics joins many of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice for 89 percent of healthcare companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date.

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Media Relations Contacts: Hilary Edelstein (646) 678- 2321 Hilary.Edelstein@nasdaq.com

Source:NASDAQ, Inc.