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GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orgenesis Inc. (NASDAQ: ORGS) (“Orgenesis” or the “Company”), a global biotech company working to unlock the full potential of cell and gene therapies (CGTs), today announced that CEO, Vered Caplan, will participate on a virtual panel, entitled, “New Approaches to COVID-19: Hidden Breakthroughs,” being held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The event brings together executives from leading biopharmaceutical companies to discuss how their companies are helping address the COVID-19 pandemic.
“As a member of the global biotech community, we are driven by a feeling of responsibility to make an impact on treating or preventing COVID-19 wherever possible,” said Vered Caplan, CEO of Orgenesis. “Our team is working on multiple COVID-19 projects, including a recently announced partnership with Leidos to potentially develop Ranpirnase as an antiviral agent for the SARS CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19 and repurposing of our cell-based vaccine platform.”
The panel will be moderated by broadcast journalist Christine Corrado of Proactive Investors and will also feature Tom Equels, CEO of AIM ImmunoTech Inc.; Dr. David Jin, President and CEO of Avalon GlobloCare Corp.; Jeff Wolf, CEO of Heat Biologics, Inc. and Dr. Jennifer Bath, CEO of ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.
Interested parties can register to view the virtual panel at:
Orgenesis is a global biotech company working to unlock the full potential of cell and gene therapies (CGTs) in an affordable and accessible format. The Orgenesis Point of Care (POCare) Platform is comprised of three enabling components: a pipeline of licensed POCare Therapeutics that are processed and produced in closed, automated POCare Technology systems across a collaborative POCare Network. Orgenesis identifies promising new therapies and leverages its POCare Platform to provide a rapid, globally harmonized pathway for these therapies to reach and treat large numbers of patients at lowered costs through efficient, scalable, and decentralized production. The Network brings together patients, doctors, industry partners, research institutes and hospitals worldwide to achieve harmonized, regulated clinical development and production of the therapies. Learn more about the work Orgenesis is doing at www.orgenesis.com.
Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements involve substantial uncertainties and risks and are based upon our current expectations, estimates and projections and reflect our beliefs and assumptions based upon information available to us at the date of this press release. We caution readers that forward-looking statements are predictions based on our current expectations about future events. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Our actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including, but not limited to, our ability to further develop ranpirnase; our reliance on, and our ability to grow, our point-of-care cell therapy platform; our ability to develop cell-based and antiviral technologies; our ability to effectively use the net proceeds from the sale of Masthercell; our ability to achieve and maintain overall profitability; the development of our POCare strategy; the sufficiency of working capital to realize our business plans; our partners’ ability to develop therapies based on our point-of-care cell therapy platform; technology not functioning as expected; our ability to retain key employees; our ability to satisfy the rigorous regulatory requirements for new procedures and therapies; our competitors developing better or cheaper alternatives; the impact of COVID-19 on our operations and the risks and uncertainties discussed under the heading "RISK FACTORS" in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, and in our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement for any reason.
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