Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Nov 06, 2018 • 08:30 am ET


Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript


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Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Quarter Three 2018 Spark Therapeutics, Incorporated Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a Question and Answer session and instructions will follow at that time. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Mr. Ryan Asay, Head of Investor Relations. You may begin your conference.

Ryan Asay

Thank you, Tom, and welcome, everyone, to the Spark Therapeutics Third Quarter 2018 Conference Call. With me, today, from the company are Jeff Marrazzo, Chief Executive Officer; Dr. Kathy High, President and Head of Research and Development; John Furey, Chief Operating Officer; Stephen Webster, Chief Financial Officer; and Federico Mingozzi, Chief Scientific Officer. Please note that this conference call will include forward-looking statements regarding our products, programs and product candidates. Because such statements deal with future events and are subject to many risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. For a full discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please review our annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q that are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This conference call contains time-sensitive information that is accurate only as of the date of this live broadcast, November 6, 2018. Spark undertakes no obligation to revise or update any statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this conference call. This conference call is being webcast and will be archived on our website for approximately 1 week. Earlier this morning, we released financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, and recent business progress. This news release is available on the Investors section of our website at I'd now like to introduce Jeff Marrazzo, Spark's CEO.