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Pipeline Therapeutics Appoints Eef Schimmelpennink to its Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, February 15, 2022 – Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for precision neuroregeneration, today announced the appointment of Evert (Eef) Schimmelpennink to its Board of Directors. Mr. Schimmelpennink is a seasoned biotechnology executive with close to 25 years of experience spanning research and development, commercial growth, manufacturing, and business development.

“I am pleased to welcome Eef Schimmelpennink to Pipeline’s Board of Directors,” said Carmine Stengone, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pipeline Therapeutics. “Eef is a renowned leader in the life-sciences industry whose cross-functional leadership experience will be invaluable to Pipeline as we advance our neuroregeneration platform.”

“Pipeline has a very promising portfolio and a strong and thoughtful management team,” said Eef Schimmelpennink. “I welcome the opportunity to join the company on its journey to bring patients new options to address serious neurological disorders.”

Mr. Schimmelpennink currently serves as President and CEO of LENZ Therapeutics, a late-stage clinical company developing innovative ophthalmic pharmaceutical products that aim to improve vision. Prior to LENZ, Mr. Schimmelpennink was CEO and President of Pfenex, Inc. (NYSE: PFNX), up through its acquisition by Ligand Pharmaceuticals in 2020. Before his role at Pfenex, Mr. Schimmelpennink served as CEO for Alvotech, a private specialty biopharmaceutical company. From December 2012 to November 2015, Mr. Schimmelpennink held global marketing and strategy roles at Pfizer and Hospira.

Mr. Schimmelpennink currently serves on the Board of Directors for iBio, Inc. (NYSE:IBIO), where he is the chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Science and Technology Committee.

Mr. Schimmelpennink obtained his Master of Science in Bioprocess Engineering from Wageningen University & Research, as well as a degree from the Arnhem Business School.

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for precision neuroregeneration, including remyelination, synaptogenesis and axonal repair. Pipeline has two product candidates in clinical development: PIPE-307, targeting remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis, which recently completed a Phase 1 healthy volunteer study, and PIPE-505, targeting sensorineural hearing loss associated with speech-in-noise disability, which recently completed a Phase 1/2a study. In addition, Pipeline has a portfolio of further programs addressing a range of neurological disorders and conditions. For more information, please visit www.pipelinetherapeutics.com.

Company Contact:

Peter Slover
Chief Financial Officer
ir@pipeline-tx.com

Investor Contact:
Amy Conrad
858-914-1962
amy@juniper-point.com

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Evert Schimmelpennink

Evert (Eef) Schimmelpennink has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2022. Mr. Schimmelpennink is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of LENZ Therapeutics, a private biotechnology company. From August 2017 to October 2020 he was the Chief Executive Officer of Pfenex Inc. (NYSE: PFNX), which he led through a turnaround and its first FDA approval resulting in an acquisition by Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. in late 2020. From October 2015 to July 2017, Mr. Schimmelpennink was Chief Executive Officer of Alvotech, a private specialty biopharmaceutical company, where he led the company through a critical growth phase, and aligned R&D, manufacturing and commercial capabilities across a portfolio of monoclonal antibodies. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Pfizer Inc. and Hospira, Inc. within their global specialty injectables businesses, as well as Synthon BV. Mr. Schimmelpennik also serves on the board of directors of IBio, Inc. (NYSE:iBIO). Mr. Schimmelpennink earned a M.Sc. in bioprocess engineering from the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands and a Business Degree from the Arnhem Business School.

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Michael Mayberry

Mike has served as our Senior Director, Corporate Controller since April 2021. Mr. Mayberry previously served as the Senior Director, Accounting for Decipher Biosciences, or Decipher, from July 2020 until their acquisition as of April 2021. Prior to joining Decipher, Mr. Mayberry was the Global Controller for Anaergia and an audit Senior Manager at EY, where he spent ten years in public accounting.

Mike is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.

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Varsha Dourado

Varsha joined Pipeline in May 2021 and brings over 20 years of experience in biotechnology business development, alliance management, and corporate strategy. Her experience spans in- and out-license agreements, asset purchases and divestments, M&A and financing activities. She joined Pipeline Therapeutics from Secura Bio, where she led business development efforts including the acquisition of Copiktra®, from Verastem Oncology. Varsha previously worked at Synthetic Genomics, Viking Pharmaceuticals, and Amylin Pharmaceuticals (acquired by BMS). Varsha holds an MBA in Technology Transfer and a Master of Science in Neuroscience.

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Pipeline Therapeutics to Present at Stifel 2020 Virtual Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, November 12, 2020 – Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced that Carmine Stengone, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Stifel 2020 Virtual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 18, at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT.

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair. The company’s lead clinical program, PIPE-505, is currently enrolling patients in a phase 1/2a study to treat sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with speech-in-noise disability. The company also has a portfolio of programs addressing a range of neurological disorders, including development candidate PIPE-307 which is focused on remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis.

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Pipeline Therapeutics Appoints Peter Slover as Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO, October 15, 2020, Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced the appointment of Peter Slover as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Slover brings more than 20 years of experience in financing strategy, and financial planning and reporting to Pipeline.

“I am delighted to welcome Pete to the Pipeline team as our Chief Financial Officer,” said Carmine Stengone, President & CEO of Pipeline Therapeutics. “Pete’s recent IPO experience, combined with his track record of successful financings, will serve us well as we seek to fund the continued development of our pioneering neuroregenerative drug candidates.”

“I am thrilled to be joining Pipeline at such a pivotal moment in the company’s development,” said Peter Slover, CFO of Pipeline Therapeutics. “I believe Carmine has assembled an incredible scientific team, which is in turn positioning the company to make a major contribution to the current treatment paradigm for patients suffering from sensorineural hearing loss, as well as other neurological disorders.”

Prior to becoming Pipeline Therapeutics’ Chief Financial Officer, Peter previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS), where he led Sophiris’ initial public offering (IPO) on NASDAQ. Before that, he held a variety of significant management positions at Anadys Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ANDS), including Vice President, Finance and Operations. Before joining Anadys, Peter was an auditor at KPMG LLP, where he spent seven years in public accounting.

Peter is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California (inactive). He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Shippensburg University.

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair. The company’s lead clinical program, PIPE-505, is currently enrolling patients in a phase 1/2a study to treat sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with speech-in-noise disability. The company also has a portfolio of programs addressing a range of neurological disorders, including development candidate PIPE-307 which is focused on remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis.

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Pipeline Therapeutics to Present at BMO’s Fall Private Company Showcase 2020

SAN DIEGO, October 8, 2020 – Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced that Carmine Stengone, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Fall Private Company Showcase 2020, co-hosted by BMO, a fully virtual management access conference, on Thursday, October 15, at 1:40 p.m. ET / 10:40 a.m. PT.

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair. The company’s lead clinical program, PIPE-505, is currently enrolling patients in a phase 1/2a study to treat sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with speech-in-noise disability. The company also has a portfolio of programs addressing a range of neurological disorders, including development candidate PIPE-307 which is focused on remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis.

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Pipeline Therapeutics Appoints Lori Lyons-Williams to its Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, September 18, 2020 – Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced the appointment of Lori Lyons-Williams to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Lyons-Williams brings more than 20 years of executive and operational experience to Pipeline.

“I am thrilled that Lori will be joining the Pipeline board as an independent director,” said Carmine Stengone, President & CEO of Pipeline Therapeutics. “Lori is an industry leader, and a respected sales and marketing professional. Her experience working on highly successful product launches and pharmaceutical brands will help inform our clinical strategy, as we position Pipeline’s portfolio of neuroregenerative development candidates.”

“I’m excited to be joining Pipeline’s Board of Directors not long after the company’s lead development candidate, PIPE-505, entered the clinic,” said Ms. Lyons-Williams. “I believe Pipeline is uniquely positioned to potentially transform the lives of people living with neurodegenerative conditions, and I look forward to working with Carmine and the team to deliver on our collective mission.”

Ms. Lyons-Williams recently served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Dermira, Inc., prior to its acquisition by Eli Lilly, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the commercial strategy for Dermira’s lead product candidates, including QBREXZA® and lebrikizumab. Previously, she spent 15 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Allergan, with extensive experience in neurotoxins across many indications for BOTOX®. Ms. Lyons-Williams was a member of the Allergan Commercial Leadership Team as well as the Operational Leadership Team.

In addition to her operational experience, Ms. Lyons-Williams is a director of Five Prime Therapeutics (NASDAQ: FPRX), where she serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees.

Ms. Lyons-Williams holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Pre-Medicine Concentration from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. She is a member of Executive Women in Bio’s Boardroom Ready program, an executive leadership platform helping to diversify life science corporate boards by championing women from the C-suite to the boardroom.

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair. The company’s lead clinical program, PIPE-505, is currently enrolling patients in a phase 1/2a study to treat sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with speech-in-noise disability. The company also has a portfolio of programs addressing a range of neurological disorders, including development candidate PIPE-307 which is focused on remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis.

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Pipeline Therapeutics to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN DIEGO, September 9, 2020 – Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced the company will participate in two upcoming investor conferences in September.

H.C. Wainwright 22nd Annual Global Investment Conference

Company Presentation
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT

Cantor Fitzgerald Virtual Global Healthcare Conference

Analyst-Led Fireside Chat
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair. The company’s lead clinical program, PIPE-505, is currently enrolling patients in a phase 1/2a study to treat sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with speech-in-noise disability. The company also has a portfolio of programs addressing a range of neurological disorders, including development candidate PIPE-307 which is focused on remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis.

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Pipeline Therapeutics to Present at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2020 – Pipeline Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, today announced the company will participate in three upcoming investor conferences in August.

LifeSci Partners Private Company Virtual Summer Symposium

Company Presentation
Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT

Piper Sandler Summer 2020 Private Company Showcase

Company Presentation
Date: Monday, August 10, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT

BTIG Virtual Biotechnology Conference

Analyst-Led Fireside Chat
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT

About Pipeline Therapeutics

Pipeline Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class small molecules for neuroregeneration, including synaptogenesis, remyelination and axonal repair. The company’s lead clinical program, PIPE-505, is currently enrolling patients in a phase 1/2a study to treat mild-to-moderate sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with speech-in-noise disability. The company also has a portfolio of programs addressing a range of neurological disorders, including development candidate PIPE-307 which is focused on remyelination to treat multiple sclerosis.