Mustang Bio to Present at the Virtual Fortress Biotech Corporate Access Summit
WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mustang Bio, Inc. (“Mustang”) (NASDAQ: MBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on translating today’s medical breakthroughs in cell and gene therapies into potential cures for hematologic cancers, solid tumors and rare genetic diseases, today announced that Manuel Litchman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the two-day Fortress Biotech (“Fortress”) Virtual Summit taking place on Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19. The Summit will be hosted by the B. Riley FBR, Inc., Research team and feature multiple programs from Fortress’ diversified pipeline.
- On Tuesday, August 18, Dr. Litchman will present Mustang’s gene therapy programs and participate in a panel with Harry L. Malech, M.D., Chief of the Genetic Immunotherapy Section for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The panel will take place at 2:50 p.m. ET and registration for the event is available here.
- Dr. Litchman will also present Mustang’s cancer cell therapy programs and participate in a panel with Stephen J. Forman, M.D., Professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Director of City of Hope’s T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. The panel will take place at 1:20 p.m. ET and registration for the event is available here.
Following each event, the webcasts will be available on the Events page, located within the Investor Relations section of Mustang’s website, https://ir.mustangbio.com/events/event-calendar/default.aspx, for approximately 30 days.
About Mustang Bio
Mustang Bio, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on translating today’s medical breakthroughs in cell and gene therapies into potential cures for hematologic cancers, solid tumors and rare genetic diseases. Mustang aims to acquire rights to these technologies by licensing or otherwise acquiring an ownership interest, to fund research and development, and to outlicense or bring the technologies to market. Mustang has partnered with top medical institutions to advance the development of CAR T therapies across multiple cancers, as well as a lentiviral gene therapy for XSCID. Mustang is registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and files periodic reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Mustang was founded by Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIO). For more information, visit www.mustangbio.com.
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Released August 17, 2020 • 8:00 AM EDT