Tengion to Host Conference Call to Provide a Business Update and Report First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on May 7, 2012

Apr 30, 2012, 08:30 ET from Tengion, Inc.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced it will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Monday, May 7, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. EDT to provide a business update and discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results.

To participate in the call, please dial 866-356-4281 (domestic) or 617-597-5395 (international) and reference access code 33248660.

The conference call can be accessed from the Investors section of the Company's website or directly at http://www.media-server.com/m/p/rf5nyqx7. The webcast will also be archived on the website.

About Tengion

Tengion, a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company, is focused on developing its Organ Regeneration Platform™, to harness the intrinsic regenerative pathways of the body to regenerate a range of native-like organs and tissues and delay or eliminate the need for chronic disease therapies, organ transplantation, and the administration of anti-rejection medications. An initial clinical trial is ongoing for the Company's lead product candidate, the Neo-Urinary Conduit™, an autologous implant that is intended to catalyze regeneration of native-like urinary tissue for bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal. The Company's lead preclinical candidate is the Neo-Kidney Augment™, which is designed to prevent or delay dialysis kidney transplantation by increasing renal function in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. Tengion has worldwide rights to its product candidates.

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