Ocugen to Present at the GCFF Virtual Conference - Diversified Investing Strategies

October 29, 2020 at 8:45 AM EDT

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocugen, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing transformative therapies to cure blindness diseases, today announced it will present at the Global Chinese Financial Forum (GCFF) Virtual Conference—Diversified Investing Strategies on November 5 at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time.

Dr. Shankar Musunuri, Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder will present virtually to provide an update on the development of Ocugen’s breakthrough modifier gene therapy platform as well as its novel biologic product candidate. He will highlight Ocugen’s lead product candidate, OCU400 including its four FDA orphan drug designations and its potential to treat broad Retinitis Pigmentosa, which has over 150 gene mutations. In addition, he will discuss Ocugen’s strategic manufacturing partnership with Tianjin-based CanSino Biologics Inc., and their opportunity to develop, manufacture and commercialize OCU400 for Greater China Market. Dr. Musunuri will share Ocugen’s recent accomplishments including its recent engagement of Kemwell Biopharma for cGMP Manufacture of OCU200, Ocugen’s biologic product candidate in preclinical development for treating severely sight-threatening diseases like Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, and Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration. With China leading the world in diabetes cases, OCU200 could have the potential to help those suffering from diabetes-related eye diseases.

Presentation Details:
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time: 1:45 PM (Eastern Time)

The GCFF Virtual Conference—Diversified Investing Strategies will take place on November 5 virtually. GCFF is the largest conference that caters towards the Chinese investment community in North America. Registration is free. For more information and to register, please visit: https://gcff-nov-2020-en.eventbrite.ca/?aff=PR.

About Ocugen, Inc.
Ocugen, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing transformative therapies to cure blindness diseases. Our breakthrough modifier gene therapy platform has the potential to treat multiple retinal diseases with one drug – “one to many” and our novel biologic product candidate aims to offer better therapy to patients with underserved diseases such as wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and diabetic retinopathy. For more information, please visit www.ocugen.com.

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Corporate Contact:
Ocugen, Inc.
Sanjay Subramanian
Chief Financial Officer
ir@ocugen.com

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