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Celyad Oncology to Host Virtual Research & Development Webinar on September 29

Celyad SA
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MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celyad Oncology SA (Euronext & Nasdaq: CYAD), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR T) therapies for cancer, today announced it will host a Research & Development webinar on Tuesday, September 29th at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

The program will provide insights into the company’s novel, non-gene edited allogeneic CAR T candidates CYAD-101 for metastatic colorectal cancer and CYAD-211 for relapsed / refractory multiple myeloma as well as the company’s short hairpin RNA (shRNA) platform and all-in-one vector approach. The featured speaker, Dr. Richard Kim, M.D., Professor of Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, will discuss the immuno-oncology and treatment landscapes for metastatic colorectal cancer. Members of Celyad Oncology’s management will highlight recent developments in the company’s pipeline and discuss the future direction for additional next-generation, allogeneic CAR T candidates.

The live webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting the “Events” section of the Celyad Oncology website. Please connect to the webcast several minutes prior to the start of the event to ensure the connection. To register for the live webcast, click here. After the conclusion of event, a replay of the webcast will also be available on the Celyad Oncology website.

About Celyad Oncology

Celyad Oncology is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR T) therapies for cancer. The Company is developing a pipeline of allogeneic (off-the-shelf) and autologous (personalized) CAR T cell therapy candidates for the treatment of both hematological malignancies and solid tumors. Celyad Oncology was founded in 2007 and is based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium and New York, NY. The Company has received funding from the Walloon Region (Belgium) to support the advancement of its CAR T cell therapy programs. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements, within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may include statements regarding: the safety and clinical activity of Celyad Oncology’s product candidates, including CYAD-101 and CYAD-211, the Company’s financial condition, results of operation and business outlook. Forward-looking statements may involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which might cause actual results, financial condition, performance or achievements of Celyad Oncology to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risk and uncertainty include the duration and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and government measures implemented in response thereto. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other risks can be found in Celyad Oncology’s U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and reports, including in its Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC on March 25, 2020 and subsequent filings and reports by Celyad Oncology. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of publication of this document and Celyad Oncology’s actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Celyad Oncology expressly disclaims any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements in this document to reflect any change in its expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, unless required by law or regulation.

Investor and Media Contacts:

Alexandrine Hazard
Communications & Investor Relations Associate
Celyad Oncology

Daniel Ferry
Managing Director
LifeSci Advisors, LLC

Source: Celyad Oncology SA