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SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 24, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humanigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGEN) ("Humanigen"), a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company focused on preventing and treating an immune hyper-response called ‘cytokine storm’ announced that Cameron Durrant, Chairman & CEO, will give a corporate presentation at 11:00am EDT today at the H.C. Wainwright Global Investment Conference taking place in Miami, FL, May 23-26, 2022. In his presentation Dr. Durrant will provide an update on progress towards release of topline data for ACTIV-5/BET-B and the company’s plans and goals for the remainder of 2022.
"There have been 1 million hospitalizations and 173,738 deaths with COVID-19 to date this year, placing the U.S. on course to record more than 2 million hospitalizations for the second year in a row and underscoring the need for additional therapeutics for those who become hospitalized with COVID-19," said Dr. Durrant.
A livestream will be available and a webcast link to a recording of the event will be posted to the "Events and Presentations" section of Humanigen’s investor relations website for 90 days after the event at ir.humanigen.com.
Humanigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGEN) ("Humanigen"), is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on preventing and treating an immune hyper-response called ‘cytokine storm’. Lenzilumab is a first-in class antibody that binds to and neutralizes granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF). Results from preclinical models indicate GM-CSF is an upstream regulator of many inflammatory cytokines and chemokines involved in the cytokine storm. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, investigation showed high levels of GM-CSF secreting T cells were associated with disease severity and intensive care unit admission. Humanigen’s Phase 3 LIVE-AIR study suggests early intervention with lenzilumab may prevent consequences of a full-blown cytokine storm in hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Humanigen is developing lenzilumab as a treatment for cytokine storm associated with COVID-19 and CD19-targeted CAR-T cell therapies and is also exploring the effectiveness of lenzilumab in other inflammatory conditions such as acute Graft versus Host Disease in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, eosinophilic asthma, and rheumatoid arthritis. For more information, visit www.humanigen.com and follow Humanigen on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
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