Longeveron Announces Two Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting

MIAMI, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Longeveron Inc. (NASDAQ: LGVN) ("Longeveron" or "Company"), a clinical stage biotechnology company developing cellular therapies for chronic, aging-related and life-threatening conditions, today announced that two abstracts for Lomecel-B, the Company’s investigational cell therapy being developed to treat aging-related life-threatening conditions, have been accepted for poster presentation at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting, being held November 10-14, 2021 in Phoenix, AZ. The full abstracts, including the dates and times of presentations, will be provided closer to the meeting once the GSA has provided these details to Longeveron. The titles of the presentations are as follows:

Title: A Phase 2b Clinical Trial Assessing Lomecel-B Infusion in Individuals with Aging Frailty: Study Design and Rationale.
Abstract ID: 1027576 

Title: A Phase 1 Trial Assessing Lomecel-B Infusion in Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease: Study Design and Rationale
Abstract ID: 1028352

Additional meeting information can be found on the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting website at www.gsa2021.org. Once published, the presented posters will also be available under “Events & Presentations” in the Investors section of the Company’s website at investors.longeveron.com.

About Longeveron Inc.

Longeveron is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing cellular therapies for specific aging-related and life-threatening conditions. The Company’s lead investigational product is the LOMECEL-B™ cell-based therapy product (“Lomecel-B”), which is derived from culture-expanded medicinal signaling cells (MSCs) that are sourced from bone marrow of young, healthy adult donors. Longeveron believes that by using the same cells that promote tissue repair, organ maintenance, and immune system function, it can develop safe and effective therapies for some of the most difficult disorders associated with the aging process and other medical disorders. Longeveron is currently sponsoring Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials in the following indications: Aging Frailty, Alzheimer’s disease, the Metabolic Syndrome, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), and hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). The Company’s mission is to advance Lomecel-B and other cell-based product candidates into pivotal Phase 3 trials, with the goal of achieving regulatory approvals, subsequent commercialization and broad use by the healthcare community. Additional information about the Company is available at www.longeveron.com.

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Investor Contact:

Brendan Payne
Stern Investor Relations
Office Direct: 212-698-8695 |Office Main: 212-362-1200
brendan.payne@sternir.com | www.sternir.com

Source: Longeveron Inc
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