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Nasdaq Welcomes Nightstar Therapeutics Nightstar plc (Nasdaq: NITE) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nightstar Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq:NITE), a leading clinical-stage gene therapy company, rang the closing bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

Nightstar Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq:NITE), a leading clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on novel one-time treatments for patients suffering from rare inherited retinal diseases that would otherwise progress to blindness, visits the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO).


Nightstar Therapeutics (Nasdaq:NITE) Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell in Celebration of It's IPO.


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Nightstar Therapeutics focuses on developing and commercializing novel one-time treatments for patients suffering from rare inherited retinal diseases that would otherwise progress to blindness. Through their expertise in ophthalmology, gene therapy and drug development, they are developing a pipeline of proprietary product candidates that are designed to substantially modify or halt the progression of inherited retinal diseases for which there are no currently approved treatments.

“Nightstar Therapeutics continues to innovate in life changing treatments,” said Nelson Griggs, President of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, “We are extremely proud to partner with them as they continue to break barriers in the health care sector as a public company.”

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