Seneca Biopharma to Begin Trading Under New Ticker Symbol SNCA

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Biopharma, Inc., (Nasdaq: CUR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for diseases of unmet medical need, will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol, NASDAQ: SNCA beginning on November 1, 2019.

About Seneca Biopharma
Seneca Biopharma, Inc., is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for diseases of unmet medical need. Seneca is in the process of finding and acquiring new assets, promising sciences and technologies that will provide meaningful therapies for patients.

Seneca recently entered into a non-binding term sheet whereby Seneca and Jiangsu QYuns Therapeutics Co., Ltd. will enter into a royalty- and milestone-free, perpetual, non-cancelable, exclusive worldwide, other than in Greater China (which includes Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and certain other Asian territories) license to develop and commercialize certain of QYuns' assets, including QX005N, targeting IL-4Rα, QX002N, targeting IL-17A, QX004N targeting IL-23A, and QX006N targeting IFNRα. As contemplated by the term sheet, Seneca will also gain access to future antibody assets developed by QYuns and the parties will collaborate on future pipeline expansion. Upon entering into the license, Seneca's lead asset will be SNC005 (QX005N) that targets IL-4Rα for the treatment of Asthma and Atopic Dermatitis.

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