Fortress Biotech Announces Virtual Two-Day Corporate Access Summit Hosted by B. Riley FBR on Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19, 2020

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIO) (“Fortress”), an innovative revenue-generating company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing or monetizing promising biopharmaceutical products and product candidates cost-effectively, today announced a two-day summit hosted by Mayank Mamtani, of B. Riley FBR, Inc., that will feature multiple programs from Fortress’ diversified pipeline. The events will be held virtually on Tuesday, August 18, and Wednesday, August 19, 2020, beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET each day.

Registration links and webcast information:

  • Please click here to register for the event on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
  • Please click here to register for the event on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

Following each event, the webcast will be available on the News / Events page, located within the Investors section of Fortress’ website,, for approximately 30 days.


Day One: Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Opening Remarks – 1 p.m. ET

Lindsay Rosenwald, M.D., Chairman, President & CEO

Panel #1 – 1:20 p.m. ET: Journey Medical Corporation

Claude Maraoui, President & CEO; Robert Nevin, CCO; Nirav Jhaveri, CFO

Panel #2 – 1:50 p.m. ET: Cyprium Therapeutics

Lung Yam, M.D., Ph.D., President & CEO; Charles Buchen, M.D., Vice President, Business Development
Stephen G. Kaler, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics and a physician-scientist in the Center for Gene Therapy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Panel #3 – 2:20 p.m. ET: Avenue Therapeutics (ATXI)

Lucy Lu, M.D., President & CEO; Joseph Vazzano, CFO
Neil Singla, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Lotus Clinical Research, LLC

Panel #4 – 2:50 p.m. ET: Mustang Bio (MBIO) – Gene Therapy

Manuel Litchman, M.D., President & CEO
Harry L. Malech, M.D., Chief, Genetic Immunotherapy Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Day Two: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 

Oncology Strategy Overview – 1 p.m. ET

Lindsay Rosenwald, M.D., Chairman, President & CEO

Panel #1 – 1:20 p.m. ET: Mustang Bio (MBIO) – Cancer Cell Therapy

Manuel Litchman, M.D., President & CEO
Stephen J. Forman, M.D., Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation;
Director, T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory, City of Hope

Panel #2 – 1:50 p.m. ET: Checkpoint Therapeutics (CKPT)

James F. Oliviero, President & CEO
David M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Dermatologist and Medical Oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital

Panel #3 – 2:20 p.m. ET: Oncogenuity

Arthur Ross, Chief Business Officer

About Fortress Biotech
Fortress Biotech, Inc. (“Fortress”) is an innovative biopharmaceutical company that was recently ranked number 10 in Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors, based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth over a three-year period.  Fortress is focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing high-potential marketed and development-stage drugs and drug candidates. The company has five marketed prescription pharmaceutical products and over 25 programs in development at Fortress, at its majority-owned and majority-controlled partners and at partners it founded and in which it holds significant minority ownership positions. Such product candidates span six large-market areas, including oncology, rare diseases and gene therapy, which allow it to create value for shareholders. Fortress advances its diversified pipeline through a streamlined operating structure that fosters efficient drug development. The Fortress model is driven by a world-class business development team that is focused on leveraging its significant biopharmaceutical industry expertise to further expand the company’s portfolio of product opportunities. Fortress has established partnerships with some of the world’s leading academic research institutions and biopharmaceutical companies to maximize each opportunity to its full potential, including Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., AstraZeneca, City of Hope, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals Inc. (a subsidiary of Cipla Limited), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements
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Company Contacts:
Jaclyn Jaffe and William Begien
Fortress Biotech, Inc.
(781) 652-4500

Investor Relations Contact:
Daniel Ferry
LifeSci Advisors, LLC
(617) 430-7576

Media Relations Contact:
Tony Plohoros
6 Degrees
(908) 591-2839 

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