Case: Geron Corporation
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September 27, 2018 – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) has been investigating claims on behalf of investors of Menlo park, California-based Geron Corporation (“Geron” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GERN).  

On September 27, 2018, before the market opened, Geron announced that “Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Janssen) has terminated the 2014 Collaboration and License Agreement (CLA) with the Company. Janssen stated in their press release issued today that they made this decision as the result of a strategic portfolio evaluation and prioritization of assets within their portfolio. As such, Geron has regained the global rights to develop and commercialize imetelstat, a first-in-class telomerase inhibitor.”

Also on September 27, 2018, MarketWatch reported that “[s]hares of Geron Corp. GERN plummeted 63% to pace all premarket decliners, after the biopharmaceutical company said Janssen Biotech Inc. has terminated its collaboration and license agreement (CLA), following a strategic portfolio evaluation and prioritization of assets.”

If you are an investor in Geron and would like to discuss our investigation, please contact us by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling 800-290-1952.  

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Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP, with offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and New Jersey, has many years of experience in prosecuting investor class actions. For more information about Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP, you may visit our website at www.kaplanfox.com.  If you have any questions about this Notice, the action, your rights, or your interests, please contact: 

Jeffrey P. Campisi
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