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Genta Announces Resignation of Dr. Betsy McCaughey from Board of Directors
Date:10/26/2007

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genta Incorporated (Nasdaq: GNTA) announced today that Dr. Betsy McCaughey has submitted her resignation from the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. McCaughey has served on the Board since 2001.

"As a noted author and health policy expert, we appreciate Betsy's commitment to mobilizing the response to reduce hospital infections from multiply resistant organisms, along with her increasing involvement in the national political discourse about healthcare reform," said Dr. Raymond P. Warrell, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "On behalf of all Genta Board members, we wish her success in these endeavors, and we are grateful for her years of counsel and service to our Company."

About Genta

Genta Incorporated is a biopharmaceutical company with a diversified product portfolio that is focused on delivering innovative products for the treatment of patients with cancer. The Company's research platform is anchored by two major programs: DNA/RNA-based Medicines and Small Molecules. Genasense(R) (oblimersen sodium) Injection is the Company's lead compound from its DNA/RNA Medicines program. Genta is currently recruiting patients for a global Phase 3 trial of Genasense in patients with advanced melanoma. The leading drug in Genta's Small Molecule program is Ganite(R) (gallium nitrate injection), which the Company is exclusively marketing in the U.S. for treatment of symptomatic patients with cancer related hypercalcemia that is resistant to hydration. The Company has developed an oral formulation of the active ingredient in Ganite that is currently undergoing initial clinical trials as a potential treatment for diseases associated with accelerated b
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