Cellect Biotechnology to Present at the 2020 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa

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Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Cellect Biotechnology Ltd. (NASDAQ: “APOP”), a developer of innovative technology which enables the functional selection of cells facilitating safer and more efficacious cell and gene therapies, today announced that the leadership will be presenting at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa, which is being held from October 12th – 16th. In addition to providing an overview of the Company, the management team will provide a progress update on the clinical and development programs and an overview of the Company’s business strategy. Management will be virtually meeting cell and gene therapy companies to support collaborations.

“This is one of the most prestigious meetings for our industry, and despite it being virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will not dampen our enthusiasm” commented Dr. Yarkoni. We have successfully adjusted our operations, and we continue to make significant progress with our Israel and U.S.-based clinical trials. We are also taking meaningful steps to accelerate nearer-term revenue opportunities as we are collaborating with several partners that are looking to leverage our technology platform to help improve their products, especially in high-growth areas such as CAR T, NK (natural killers) and MSC’s. We are looking forward to sharing the progress we have made and also look forward to meeting with current and potential partners developing cell and gene therapies.”

To schedule a meeting with the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Shai Yarkoni or Chief Operating Officer, Amos Ofer, please request a meeting through the meeting portal and/or contact the Company direct at shai@cellect.co or amoso@cellect.co. The presentation will be available on the Company’s website prior to the commencement of the meeting. The Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa is the sector’s foremost annual conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry to advance cutting-edge research into cures.

About Cellect Biotechnology Ltd.

Cellect Biotechnology (APOP) has developed a breakthrough technology, for the functional selection of cells that aims to improve the robustness, safety and efficacy of a variety of cell and gene therapies. The Company’s technology can be used by researchers, clinical community and pharma companies in a wide variety of applications including next generation Car T, NK, MSC and gene therapies.

The Company is also developing its own product that is an improved BMT which is in a current clinical trial for cancer treatment.

Forward Looking Statements

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Cellect Biotechnology Ltd.
Eyal Leibovitz, Chief Financial Officer


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