Sorrento Therapeutics Contributes to the Formation of Celularity, Inc.

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SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRNE) announced today that it together with its subsidiary, TNK Therapeutics, have executed a definitive agreement to contribute certain immuno-oncology and cellular therapy intellectual property and assets to Celularity, Inc., a company being formed and run by former Celgene Cellular Therapeutics CEO, Robert Hariri, MD/PhD. Celularity is assembling key assets from a growing number of companies in the cellular medicine arena.

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About Sorrento Therapeutics

Sorrento is an antibody-centric, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for immuno-oncology, inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Sorrento's lead product candidates include immunotherapies focused on the treatment of both solid tumors and hematological malignancies, as well as late stage pain products. For more information, please visit http://sorrentotherapeutics.com

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