WALTHAM, Mass., December 02, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AlloVir (Nasdaq: ALVR), a late clinical-stage cell therapy company, today announced it will host a virtual investor event on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. EST. The event will feature an AlloVir corporate update and a review of initial data from a Phase 2 study of posoleucel for multi-virus prevention that will be presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Posoleucel is an investigational virus-specific T cell therapy being evaluated for the prevention of six potentially life-threatening viruses that commonly impact allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (allo-HSCT) recipients – adenovirus, BK virus, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, human herpesvirus-6 and JC virus.
The virtual event will feature Diana Brainard, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, AlloVir, who will provide an update on the company’s key programs, with a focus on posoleucel. Sanjeet Dadwal, M.D., Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Professor of Medicine, City of Hope, will discuss the risks associated with viral infection in allo-HSCT recipients, the potential impact of preventive therapy and initial data from the posoleucel multi-virus prevention study.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investors & Press section of the AlloVir website at https://ir.allovir.com/events-and-presentations. An archived replay of the presentation will be available on the website for 30 days following the event.
AlloVir is a leading late clinical-stage cell therapy company with a focus on restoring natural immunity against life-threatening viral diseases in pediatric and adult patients with weakened immune systems. The company’s innovative and proprietary technology platforms leverage off-the-shelf, allogeneic, single- and multi-virus-specific T cells for patients with T cell deficiencies who are at risk from the life-threatening consequences of viral diseases. AlloVir’s technology and manufacturing process enable the potential for the treatment and prevention of a spectrum of devastating viruses with each single allogeneic cell therapy. The company is advancing multiple mid- and late-stage clinical trials across its product portfolio. For more information, visit www.allovir.com or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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