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Symphogen opens US operations in Princeton, New Jersey


US subsidiary supports expanding opportunities for Symphogen’s novel antibody pipeline and discovery and expression platforms

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and PRINCETON, NJ (November 3, 2009): Symphogen A/S today announced the opening of its United States headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey. Adriann Sax, Symphogen’s recently appointed Chief Business Officer, will head the Company’s US business which will operate as Symphogen, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Symphogen A/S.

“This is the optimal time to strengthen Symphogen’s global presence as our novel pipeline is advancing into the later-stages of clinical development,” said Kirsten Drejer, Ph.D., CEO of Symphogen.

Ms. Sax added, “Antibody therapeutics and technologies continue to drive significant value for the pharmaceutical industry. New Jersey has long been recognized as good centralized location for bioscience companies with global development programs and multiple worldwide partnerships, so it was an easy decision for Symphogen to base our US business here. With Symphogen’s growing pipeline and leading antibody discovery and expression technologies, we are excited about the company’s future prospects and hope to capitalize on these opportunities by having broad access to physicians, patients and partners.”

About Symphogen
Symphogen is developing superior antibody therapeutics to help people with serious diseases. With its proprietary SymplexTM discovery and SympressTM manufacturing platforms, the company captures the diversity and specificity of the natural immune response in rationally designed recombinant antibody compositions. Symphogen is maturing a diversified pipeline of internal and partnered products across multiple indications including cancer and infectious disease. Symphogen is a private biopharmaceutical company with more than 70 employees, and its headquarters are based in Copenhagen, Denmark. www.symphogen.com

Contacts:
Kirsten Drejer, CEO of Symphogen: +45 45 26 50 59 or +45 22 10 99 59 (cell); kd@symphogen.com

Media:
Karen Miller, Manager, US Business Operations: +1 609 951 2295 kmi@symphogen.com

Symphogen, Inc.
116 Village Blvd., Ste. 200
Princeton, NJ 08540


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Symphogen A/S
+1 609 951 2295
kmi@symphogen.com

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