NKGen Biotech Announces Poster Presentation at the 16th Annual Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) Conference

SANTA ANA, Calif., October 19, 2023 — NKGen Biotech Inc. (Nasdaq: NKGN) (“NKGen” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative autologous, allogeneic and CAR-NK natural killer cell therapeutics, today announced an upcoming poster presentation on a final report of a Phase I dose escalation study of SNK01 in subjects with Alzheimer’s Disease, at the 16th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease Annual Meeting to be held in Boston, MA, USA from October 24–27, 2023.

Presentation Details:

Title: Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Subjects With Expanded Non-genetically Modified Natural Killer Cells (SNK01) With Enhanced Activity — Final Report of a Phase I Dose Escalation Study

Authors: Clemente Humberto Zuniga Gil, Blanca Isaura Acosta Gallo, Rufino Menchaca Diaz, Cesar Alejandro Amescua, Sean Hong, Lucia Hui, Hank Lee, Juan Mata, Paul Y. Chang, Katia Betito, and Paul Y. Song

Session Title: New Therapies and Clinical Trials

Poster Number: LP129

General Session Time: Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 07:30 – Friday, October 27, 2023, 04:30ET

A copy of the poster will be added to the Scientific Publications page of the Company’s website at https://nkgenbiotech.com/ once presentations have concluded.

Full abstracts accepted as poster presentations will also be included in the special CTAD edition of the Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease (JPAD), the official journal of the CTAD conference.

About NKGen Biotech

NKGen is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative autologous, allogeneic, and CAR-NK Natural Killer (NK) cell therapeutics. NKGen is headquartered in Santa Ana, California, USA. For more information, please visit www.nkgenbiotech.com.

Forward-Looking Statements 

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Internal Contact:

Denise Chua, MBA, CLS, MT (ASCP)

Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications




External Contacts:

Chris Calabrese

Managing Director

LifeSci Advisors, LLC



Kevin Gardner

Managing Director

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