BURLINGAME, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humanigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGEN) (“Humanigen”), a clinical-stage 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 7:30am PST on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the 40th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference taking place in San Francisco, CA, January 10-13, 2022. 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 after the event. In his presentation, Dr. Durrant will provide an update on enrollment in ACTIV-5/BET-B, discussions with multiple regulatory authorities and will set forth the company’s plans and goals for 2022. Humanigen management will also participate in one-on-one meetings with investors, analysts, and other interested parties during the conference.
“J.P. Morgan is one of the premier healthcare conferences globally and I, along with my Humanigen colleagues, look forward to attending in person in San Francisco,” stated Cameron Durrant, Chairman & CEO of Humanigen. “Despite concerns about variants and in particular the resurgence of delta and the appearance of omicron, our team will be present at the conference to share with investors the progress with lenzilumab, a variant-agnostic therapy for hospitalized patients with COVID-19.”
Lezilumab is an investigational product and is not approved or authorized in any country.
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 has submitted lenzilumab to Medicines and Health Regulatory Agency in the United Kingdom for a rolling review towards potential Marketing Authorization. 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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