TC BioPharm Receives Extension from Nasdaq Hearings Panel to Regain Compliance With Listing Rule 5550(b)(2)
EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- TC BioPharm (Holdings) PLC ("TC BioPharm" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TCBP) a clinical stage biotechnology company developing platform allogeneic gamma-delta T cell therapies for cancer, today announced that the Company has been granted a formal extension to regain compliance under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(b)(2) or its alternative criteria. The Company is obligated to meet certain milestones, but has until June 30, 2023 to meet the requirement.
The extension was granted following TC BioPharm's presentation of a formal plan to the Nasdaq Hearings Panel on Thursday, March 9, 2023. As part of the extension, the Company is obligated to meet certain interim milestone requirements. Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(b)(2) (the "MVLS Requirement") states that a company must possess the minimum Market Value of $35,000,000 required for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market or the alternative criteria of $2,500,000 in shareholders' equity or $500,000 in net income from continued operations. The Company is working to implement a plan to demonstrate compliance.
Nasdaq's extension notice has no immediate effect on the listing or trading of TC BioPharm's Common Stock, which will continue to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol "TCBP".
About TC BioPharm (Holdings) PLC
TC BioPharm is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of gamma-delta T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer with human efficacy data in acute myeloid leukemia. Gamma-delta T cells are naturally occurring immune cells that embody properties of both the innate and adaptive immune systems and can intrinsically differentiate between healthy and diseased tissue. TC BioPharm uses an allogeneic approach in both unmodified and CAR modified gamma-delta T cells to effectively identify, target and eradicate both liquid and solid tumors in cancer.
TC BioPharm is the leader in developing gamma-delta T cell therapies, and the first company to conduct phase II/pivotal clinical studies in oncology. The Company is conducting two investigator-initiated clinical trials for its unmodified gamma-delta T cell product line - Phase 2b/3 pivotal trial for OmnImmune® in treatment of acute myeloid leukemia using the Company's proprietary allogeneic CryoTC technology to provide frozen product to clinics worldwide. TC BioPharm also maintains a robust pipeline for future indications in solid tumors as well as a significant IP/patent portfolio in the use of CARs with gamma-delta T cells and owns our manufacturing facility to maintain cost and product quality controls.
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Released March 16, 2023