World News: 13:30 GMT Monday 11th February 2019. [Orgenesis Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orgenesis Inc. (NASDAQ: ORGS), a developer, manufacturer and service provider of advanced cell therapies, today announced that Vered Caplan, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a panel, “New Treatments for Diabetes and Obesity: Innovations for Chronic Diseases,” at the 2019 BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The panel will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 9:00 AM, Eastern Time, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
The BIO CEO & Investor Conference is one of the largest investor conferences focused on established and emerging publicly-traded and select private biotech companies. The conference features issue-oriented plenary sessions, educational sessions focused on hot therapeutic areas and key business issues, company presentations, one-on-one meetings, and networking opportunities.
Orgenesis is a biotechnology company specializing in the development, manufacturing and provision of technologies and services in the cell and gene therapy industry. The Company operates through two platforms: (i) a point-of-care (“POCare”) cell therapy platform (“PT”) and (ii) a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (“CDMO”) platform conducted through its subsidiary, Masthercell Global. Through its PT business, the Company’s aim is to further the development of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (“ATMPs”) through collaborations and in-licensing with other pre-clinical and clinical-stage biopharmaceutical companies and research and healthcare institutes to bring such ATMPs to patients. The Company out-licenses these ATMPs through regional partners to whom it also provides regulatory, pre-clinical and training services to support their activity in order to reach patients in a point-of-care hospital setting. Through the Company’s CDMO platform, it is focused on providing contract manufacturing and development services for biopharmaceutical companies. The CDMO platform operates through Masthercell Global, which currently consists of MaSTherCell in Belgium, Atvio in Israel and subsidiaries in South Korea and in the United States, each having unique know-how and expertise for manufacturing in a multitude of cell types. Additional information is available at: .
Globe Newswire: 13:30 GMT Monday 11th February 2019
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