Press Release - April 2, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany, April 2, 2020 – Affimed N.V. (Nasdaq: AFMD), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company committed to giving patients back their innate ability to fight cancer, today provided an update on its operations in response to the continued spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Affimed also announced that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss its full year 2019 financial results and recent corporate developments.
“Our priority at this time is to ensure the safety and health of our employees, their families, our partners and the patients we serve, while also maintaining continuity of our business and ongoing clinical trials,” said Dr. Adi Hoess, Affimed’s CEO. “The unprecedented and expanding COVID-19 global health crisis will require an extraordinary amount of healthcare resources that we expect will have an impact on our clinical trials. As circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rapidly evolve, we are continuously assessing possible effects on our clinical trials and adapting the risk mitigation measures we have implemented to date, and will update trial timelines after we have more visibility on the length and extent of the COVID-19 crisis.”
Affimed will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time to discuss the company’s full year 2019 financial results and recent corporate developments. The conference call will be available via phone and webcast. To access the call, please dial +1 (877) 870-9135 for U.S. callers, or +44 (0) 2071 928338 for international callers, and reference passcode 7978047 approximately 15 minutes prior to the call.
A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available in the “Webcasts” section on the “Investors” page of the Affimed website at https://www.affimed.com/investors/webcasts_cp/, and a replay of the webcast will be accessible at the same link for 30 days following the call.
Affimed (Nasdaq: AFMD) is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company committed to giving patients back their innate ability to fight cancer. Affimed’s fit-for-purpose ROCK® platform allows innate cell engagers to be designed for specific patient populations. The Company is developing single and combination therapies to treat hematologic and solid tumors. For more information, please visit www.affimed.com.
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Gregory Gin, Head of Investor Relations