Media Release

  • R&D Update to be held live in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Key Opinion Leaders to discuss daratumumab and tisotumab vedotin data
  • Discussion of Genmab’s pipeline, 2017 progress & company goals for 2018
  • Meeting to be webcast live and archived on

Copenhagen, Denmark; December 4, 2017 – Genmab A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen: GEN) will hold a R&D Update on December 11, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time (2:00 AM CET / 1:00 AM GMT on December 12). The event will take place in Atlanta, Georgia and will also be webcast live and archived on the company’s website. The meeting will include updates on daratumumab, including presentations by key opinion leaders on data from daratumumab studies presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) as well as a review of tisotumab vedotin, including data previously presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in September. Genmab speakers will also discuss the company’s product pipeline, 2017 progress and key goals for 2018.

The following cancer experts and senior Genmab staff will be at the event:

Key Opinion Leaders:

  • Professor Maria Victoria Mateos, University Hospital of Salamanca
  • Professor Philippe Moreau, University Hospital of Nantes
  • Dr. Saad Usmani, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Levine Cancer Institute
  • Professor Ignace Vergote, Catholic University of Leuven


  • Dr. Jan van de Winkel, President and CEO, Genmab
  • David Eatwell, Executive Vice President and CFO, Genmab
  • Dr. Judith Klimovsky, Executive Vice President and CDO, Genmab
  • Dr. Kate Sasser, Corporate Vice President, Clinical Biomarkers, Genmab

The R&D Update will take place at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, International Ballroom AB, North Tower M2. Those wishing to attend in person should email

The event may also be attended via webcast. To view this webcast, visit: Webcast viewers may submit questions during the Q&A portion of the live webcast via the webcast player. An archive of the webcast will be available on Genmab’s website. The webcast will be conducted in English.

This meeting is not an official program of the ASH Annual Meeting.

About Genmab
Genmab is a publicly traded, international biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer.  Founded in 1999, the company has two approved antibodies, DARZALEX® (daratumumab) for the treatment of certain multiple myeloma indications, and Arzerra® (ofatumumab) for the treatment of certain chronic lymphocytic leukemia indications.  Daratumumab is in clinical development for additional multiple myeloma indications, other blood cancers, and solid tumors.  A subcutaneous formulation of ofatumumab is in development for relapsing multiple sclerosis.  Genmab also has a broad clinical and pre-clinical product pipeline.  Genmab’s technology base consists of validated and proprietary next generation antibody technologies – the DuoBody® platform for generation of bispecific antibodies, and the HexaBody® platform which creates effector function enhanced antibodies.  The company intends to leverage these technologies to create opportunities for full or co-ownership of future products. Genmab has alliances with top tier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.  For more information visit

Rachel Curtis Gravesen, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Communication
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