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Tengion Announces Relocation of Corporate Headquarters to Current Facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Date:1/5/2012

dure and post-surgical care by incorporating the outcomes observed in each patient into the surgical approach for subsequent patients, as necessary.  Three patients have been enrolled and implanted to date at the University of Chicago and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  The Company anticipates implanting a fourth patient during the first quarter of this year, and, assuming appropriate safety data, up to 10 patients by the end of 2012.

Tengion is also continuing its preclinical development of the Neo-Kidney Augment™ program toward the submission of a Pre-IND filing to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the first half of this year.

About Tengion
Tengion, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has pioneered the Organ Regeneration Platform™ that enables the Company to create proprietary product candidates that are intended to harness the intrinsic regenerative pathways of the body to produce a range of native-like organs and tissues. Tengion's product candidates seek to eliminate the need to utilize other tissues of the body for a purpose to which they are poorly suited, procure donor organs or administer anti-rejection medications. An initial clinical trial is ongoing for the Company's lead product candidate, the Neo-Urinary Conduit™, an autologous implant that is intended to catalyze regeneration of native-like bladder tissue for bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal. The Company's lead preclinical candidate is the Neo-Kidney Augment™, which is designed to delay or prevent the need for dialysis or transplantation in patients at risk for kidney failure. Tengion has also applied its technology in two Phase II clinical trials for Tengion's Neo-Bladder Augment™ for the treatment of neurogenic bladder. Tengion has worldwide rights to its product candidates.

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