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Cerus Corporation to Release Third Quarter Financial Results on Tuesday, October 30, 2007

October, 16 2007

Conference Call and Webcast to Follow

CONCORD, Calif. -- Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced today that its third quarter 2007 financial results will be released on Tuesday, October 30, 2007, after the close of the market and that it will host a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 p.m EDT that afternoon.

To access the webcast via the internet, log on to www.cerus.com. Please connect to the company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to ensure adequate time for any software downloads. Alternatively, you may access the live conference call by dialing 877-407-0782 (U.S.) or 201-689-8567 (International). A telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the call through 5:00 p.m. EST, November 7, 2007. To access the replay, please call 877-660-6853 (U.S.) or 201-612-7415 and enter account number 286 and conference ID number 258885. The webcast will be archived on www.cerus.com through November 7, 2007.

ABOUT CERUS

Cerus Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes novel, proprietary products in the fields of blood safety and immunotherapy designed to provide safer, more effective medical options to patients in areas of substantial unmet medical needs. In the field of blood safety, the company is developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System, which is based on the company's proprietary Helinx technology. The system is designed to enhance the safety of donated blood components by inactivating viruses, bacteria, parasites and other pathogens, as well as potentially harmful white blood cells. In the field of immunotherapy, the company is employing its proprietary attenuated Listeria vaccine platform to develop a series of novel therapies to treat cancer, and it is applying its proprietary Killed But Metabolically Active technology platform in the research and development of prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for infectious diseases.

INTERCEPT, INTERCEPT Blood System and Helinx are trademarks of Cerus Corporation.

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