Vancouver, Canada. September 22, 2020 – NervGen Pharma Corp. (TSX-V: NGEN) (OTCQX: NGENF) (“NervGen” or the “Company”), a biotech company dedicated to creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that it will host its annual general meeting of shareholders (the “AGM”) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. PDT, as previously advised in the Company’s Notice of Meeting filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and posted on SEDAR on September 2, 2020.
Immediately following the AGM, shareholders are invited to listen to a presentation from Paul Brennan, NervGen’s President & CEO, who will provide an update on the Company.
NervGen is continuously monitoring the public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and our priority, first and foremost, is the health and safety of the Company’s shareholders, employees, and other stakeholders, as well as that of the community. Taking the recent public guidelines related to COVID-19 into account, NervGen is strongly encouraging shareholders to vote in advance of the meeting using the form of proxy or, if applicable, the voting instruction form mailed to shareholders with the AGM materials.
For those shareholders that wish to listen to the AGM virtually, individuals may do so by way of webcast or conference call, commencing at 2:00 p.m. PDT on September 30, 2020, using one of the numbers outlined below. Please note that shareholders will not be able to vote or interact in the AGM via the webcast or conference call, which can only be done in-person or by proxy.
In Canada: 1.778.907.2071
In the U.S. 1.929.436.2866
Meeting ID: 894 6842 9379
NervGen is restoring life’s potential by creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases. The Company is developing drugs for the treatment of spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. NervGen’s platform technology targets protein tyrosine phosphatase sigma (“PTPσ”), a neural receptor that impedes nerve repair. Inhibition of the PTPσ receptor has been shown to promote regeneration and remyelination of damaged nerves, as well as improvement of nerve function in animal models for various medical conditions.
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