RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Sept 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: THMO), a market leader in automated cell processing tools and services in the cell and gene therapy field, along with its joint venture, ImmuneCyte, Inc. today announced plans to roll out a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic product line to fight the global COVID-19 pandemic. The multi-pronged strategy will combine diagnostic, therapeutic and service offerings to better detect, track and fight the novel coronavirus. Details regarding the strategy will be included in the company's presentation at the LD Micro 500 Conference on Wednesday, September 2 at 5 p.m. EST.
A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the ThermoGenesis website at: https://ThermoGenesis.com/investors/news-and-events/events-webcasts.
An archived replay will be available for a period of 90 days after the conference.
The spread of COVID-19, both domestically and internationally, has led to a significant unmet need for rapid disease diagnosis, systematic serological surveillance and improved therapeutics, to precede and complement the introduction of vaccines. In response, ThermoGenesis, along with its joint venture ImmuneCyte, is developing a comprehensive list of RT-PCR and antigen test products to complement its SARS-CoV-2 IgM/IgG Antibody Test Kit, which has already been granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). The joint venture also plans to offer full CLIA certified lab testing services to its clients, making ThermoGenesis a one-stop shop for all testing needs. Additionally, the ImmuneCyte joint venture is actively developing a robust therapeutic pipeline to treat COVID-19.
"The comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic product pipeline we envisage for COVID-19 will facilitate ThermoGenesis' ability to become a one-stop solution for our customers," stated Chris Xu, Ph.D, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ThermoGenesis. "This multi-pronged approach, we believe, will be critical to reopening the economy, tracking the virus, and minimizing the loss of life as we continue to develop and expand our product solutions for COVID-19."
About ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc.
ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc. develops, commercializes, and markets a range of automated technologies for CAR-T and other cell-based therapies. The Company currently markets a full suite of solutions for automated clinical biobanking, point-of-care applications, and automation for immuno-oncology, including its semi-automated, functionally-closed CAR-TXpress™ platform, which streamlines the manufacturing process for the emerging CAR-T immunotherapy market. For more information about ThermoGenesis, please visit: www.thermogenesis.com.
About ImmuneCyte, Inc.
ImmuneCyte, Inc., is a joint venture which 19% owned by ThermoGenesis. The Company develops various immunological products and services and provides clients the opportunity to bank their own immune cells when the cells are "healthy and unaffected" as a future resource for cellular immunotherapies, such as CAR-T. ImmuneCyte utilizes a proprietary CAR-TXpress™ platform, a GMP compliant close-system capable of automated separating and cryopreserving different components from blood, simultaneously. For more information about ImmuneCyte, Inc., please visit: www.immunecyte.com.
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