MENLO PARK, Calif., August 30, 2012 - Geron Corporation (Nasdaq: GERN) today announced that John A. Scarlett, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the company at 10:55 a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 5, at the Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Healthcare Conference in Boston.
A live webcast of the audio and slide presentation will be available at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/stifel/healthcare2012/35106656.cfm. Following the live presentation, the webcast will be archived and available for replay at the same address for a period of 30 days.
Geron is a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class therapies for cancer. The company has two lead product candidates in clinical development, imetelstat and GRN1005. Imetelstat is a telomerase inhibitor that is being evaluated in four Phase 2 clinical trials: metastatic breast cancer, advanced non-small cell lung cancer, essential thrombocythemia/polycythemia vera and multiple myeloma. GRN1005 is a peptide-drug conjugate that is designed to transport a proven anti-cancer drug, paclitaxel, across the blood-brain barrier by targeting low-density lipoprotein receptor-related proteins (LRPs), specifically LRP-1. GRN1005 is being evaluated in two Phase 2 clinical trials: brain metastases arising from breast cancer and brain metastases arising from non-small cell lung cancer. For more information about Geron, visit www.geron.com.
Anna Krassowska, Ph.D.
Investor and Media Relations
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