Ocugen to Present at Three Upcoming Conferences

September 30, 2019 at 4:05 PM EDT

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocugen, Inc., (NASDAQ: OCGN) a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing a pipeline of innovative therapies that address rare and underserved eye diseases, today announced that Shankar Musunuri, Ph.D., Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Ocugen, will give presentations at three upcoming conferences. Dr. Musunuri will present at the Cantor Global Healthcare Conference, held October 4, 2019 in New York City, the Chardan Genetic Medicines Conference, held October 7, 2019 in New York City and at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit (OIS), held October 10, 2019 in San Francisco.

Cantor Global Healthcare Conference:
Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 8:55am ET
Location: Grand Ballroom 2; Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel

An audio webcast will be accessible for 90 days following the presentation via the following link: https://www.ir.ocugen.com

Chardan Genetic Medicines Conference:
Date: Monday, October 7, 2019
Time: 4:15pm ET
Location: Ambassador Room; Westin New York Grand Central

An audio webcast will be accessible for 90 days following the presentation via the following link: https://www.ir.ocugen.com

Ophthalmology Innovation Summit:
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Time: 11:37am PT
Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square

About Ocugen, Inc.
Ocugen, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing a pipeline of innovative therapies that address rare and underserved eye diseases. The Company offers a robust and diversified ophthalmology portfolio that includes novel gene therapies, biologics, and small molecules and targets a broad range of high-need retinal and ocular surface diseases. Ocugen is leveraging its groundbreaking modifier gene therapy platform to address genetically diverse inherited retinal disorders (IRDs) and dry AMD, based on nuclear hormone receptor genes NR2E3 (OCU400) and RORA (OCU410), respectively.  OCU400 has received two orphan drug designations (ODD) targeting two distinct IRDs. Ocugen is also developing novel biologic therapies for wet-AMD, DME and diabetic retinopathy (OCU200), as well as for retinitis pigmentosa (OCU100). The Company’s late-stage Phase 3 trial for patients with ocular graft versus host disease (oGVHD)(OCU300) leverages Ocugen’s patented OcuNanoE – Ocugen’s ONE Platform™ technology to enhance the efficacy of topical ophthalmic therapeutics. OCU300 is the first and only therapeutic with ODD for oGVHD, providing certain regulatory and economic benefits. For more information, please visit www.ocugen.com.

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 Ocugen, Inc.
Kelly Beck
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