HONG KONG, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("GCBC" or the "Company"), China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing and stem cell storage services, is pleased to announce that Cellenkos, Inc. ("CLNK") recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has cleared its Investigational New Drug ("IND") application to initiate a Phase 1b, open-label study of CK0804 as an add on therapy to ruxolitinib in patients with myelofibrosis who experience a suboptimal response to ruxolitinib. Details related to this news can be found via the following Cellenkos news announcement:

Cellenkos Receives FDA Clearance of Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for CK0804 as Add on Therapy to Ruxolitinib for the Treatment of Myelofibrosis (prnewswire.com)

Ms. Ting Zheng, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of GCBC commented, "The Global Cord Blood team is encouraged by the above news announced by CLNK which highlights a potentially transformative treatment for myelofibrosis patients. We congratulate CLNK team on this development."

About Global Cord Blood Corporation

Global Cord Blood Corporation is an umbilical cord blood banking operator serving multiple regions in China. Global Cord Blood Corporation provides cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing and stem cell storage services. For more information, please visit the Company's website at: http://www.globalcordbloodcorp.com. 

For more information, please contact:

Global Cord Blood Corporation
Investor Relations Department
Tel: (+852) 3605-8180
Email: ir@globalcordbloodcorp.com 

ICR, Inc.
William Zima
Tel: (+86) 10-6583-7511
U.S. Tel: (646) 405-5185
Email: William.zima@icrinc.com

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