Tocagen Inc. (NASDAQ:TOCA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Tocagen Inc. (NASDAQ:TOCA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Retirement of Executive Vice President

Thomas E. Darcy, our former executive vice president, retired from Tocagen Inc., effective as of May 12, 2017. He remains a member of the Company’s board of directors.

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About Tocagen Inc. (NASDAQ:TOCA)

Tocagen Inc. (Tocagen) is a clinical-stage, cancer-selective gene therapy company. The Company is focused on developing product candidates designed to activate a patient’s immune system against their own cancer. Its cancer-selective gene therapy platform is built on retroviral replicating vectors (RRVs), which are designed to selectively deliver therapeutic genes into the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) of cancer cells. Its lead product candidates are vocimagene amiretrorepvec (Toca 511) and flucytosine extended release (Toca FC). Toca 511 is an investigational injectable retroviral replicating vector (RRV) that encodes a prodrug activator enzyme, cytosine deaminase (CD). Toca FC is an investigational extended-release version of 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC), a prodrug that is inactive as an anti-cancer drug. As of February, 2017, Tocagen has completed enrollment of the Phase II portion with 187 patients.

Tocagen Inc. (NASDAQ:TOCA) Recent Trading Information

Tocagen Inc. (NASDAQ:TOCA) closed its last trading session down -0.30 at 16.26 with 203,737 shares trading hands.

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