| Nasdaq: GERN
Geron Corp. operates as a biopharmaceutical company which discovers and develops therapeutic products for cancer. Imetelstat, a novel, first-in-class telomerase inhibitor, is a product candidate in clinical development. Telomerase enables cancer cells to maintain telomere length, which provides them with the capacity for limitless cellular replication. Imetelstat is a potent and specific inhibitor of telomerase. Based on clinical data, the company may develop imetelstat to treat one or more hematologic myeloid malignancies such as myelofibrosis, or MF, myelodysplastic syndromes, or acute myelogenous leukemia. Geron was founded on November 28, 1990 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.