SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2022--
Legend Biotech Corporation (NASDAQ: LEGN) (Legend Biotech), a global biotechnology company developing, manufacturing and commercializing novel therapies to treat life-threatening diseases, today announced that it will host an investor event during the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Taking place on Sunday, June 5 at 6pm Central Time, the meeting will feature Dr. Sundar Jagannath, Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of the Multiple Myeloma Program at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Jagannath will detail new and updated data from the CARTITUDE Clinical Development Program for ciltacabtagene autoleucel (cilta-cel), an investigational B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy being studied for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. The meeting will follow the oral and poster presentations of the studies at the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Investors who are unable to join the event in person can also access it virtually by visiting Events and Presentations on the Legend Biotech website.
About Legend Biotech
Legend Biotech is a global biotechnology company dedicated to treating, and one day curing, life-threatening diseases. Headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, we are developing advanced cell therapies across a diverse array of technology platforms, including autologous and allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T-cell, T-cell receptor (TCR-T), and natural killer (NK) cell-based immunotherapy. From our three R&D sites around the world, we apply these innovative technologies to pursue the discovery of safe, efficacious and cutting-edge therapeutics for patients worldwide.
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Joanne Choi, Senior Manager, Legend Biotech
Crystal Chen, Manager, Legend Biotech
Tina Carter, Corporate Communications Lead, Legend Biotech
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