MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Geron Corporation (Nasdaq: GERN) will announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, after the closing of the equity market. David L. Greenwood, Geron’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Participants can access the conference call live via telephone by dialing 800-573-4840 (U.S.); 617-224-4326 (international). The passcode is 23275594. If accessing the conference call by telephone, please dial in at least 10 minutes early to minimize any delay in joining the call. A live audio-only webcast is also available at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=67323&eventID=3982554. The audio webcast of the conference call will be available for replay approximately one hour following the live broadcast through May 30, 2011.
Geron is developing first-in-class biopharmaceuticals for the treatment of cancer and chronic degenerative diseases. The company is advancing anti-cancer therapies through multiple Phase 2 clinical trials in different cancers by targeting the enzyme telomerase and with a compound designed to penetrate the blood-brain barrier. The company is developing cell therapy products from differentiated human embryonic stem cells for multiple indications, including central nervous system (CNS) disorders, heart failure, diabetes and osteoarthritis, and has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial in spinal cord injury. For more information, visit www.geron.com.
Anna Krassowska, Ph.D., 650-473-7765
Investor and Media Relations
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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Health Biotechnology Pharmaceutical