News Release

Apellis Pharmaceuticals to Host Investor Event on Geographic Atrophy on January 28, 2021

January 21, 2021

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: APLS), a global biopharmaceutical company and leader in targeted C3 therapies, today announced that the company will host a virtual investor event titled Pegcetacoplan: Advancing the First Potential Treatment for Geographic Atrophy (GA) from 10:00 a.m. to noon ET on January 28, 2021. The virtual meeting will focus on the significant unmet need in GA and the company’s intravitreal pegcetacoplan program, which is on track for Phase 3 GA results in the third quarter of 2021.

Apellis’ management team will be joined by the following leading retinal physicians:

  • Caroline R. Baumal, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts Medical Center, New England Eye Center, Retina Department
  • Nancy M. Holekamp, M.D., Director, Retina Services, Pepose Vision Institute
  • Jeffrey S. Heier, M.D., Director, Retina Service, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
  • Pearse A. Keane, M.D., Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Associate Professor, University College London

The live webcast and slide presentation will be available from the “Events and Presentations” page of the “Investors and Media” section of the company’s website at https://investors.apellis.com/events-and-presentations. To access the event via phone, please dial (833) 353-0413 (local) or (720) 405-3208 (international) at least 10 minutes prior to the start time and refer to conference ID 1162057. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days following the event.

About Apellis
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global biopharmaceutical company that is committed to leveraging courageous science, creativity, and compassion to deliver life-changing therapies. Leaders in targeted C3 therapies, we aim to develop transformative therapies for a broad range of debilitating diseases that are driven by excessive activation of the complement cascade, including those within hematology, ophthalmology, nephrology, and neurology. For more information, please visit www.apellis.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Investor Contact:
Argot Partners
+1 212.600.1902

Tracy Vineis
+1 617 420 4839