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Cerus Cancels Presentation at BIO CEO & Investor Conference.

February, 02 2009

CONCORD, Calif. -- Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced today that due to a death in his family, Claes Glassell, president and CEO of Cerus, will be unable to present at the 11th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City. Cerus' presentation had been scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. EST on Monday, February 9, 2009. Management of Cerus is next scheduled to make public comments on a conference call announcing Cerus' fourth quarter and year-end results, which will occur after the market closes on February 26, 2009. Details of that teleconference and webcast will be made available next week.


Cerus Corporation is a biomedical products company focused on commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System to enhance blood safety. The INTERCEPT Blood System is designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in donated blood components intended for transfusion. Cerus currently markets the INTERCEPT Blood System for both platelets and plasma in Europe, Russia, the Middle East and selected countries in other regions around the world. The Company is also pursuing regulatory approvals in the United States and other countries. The INTERCEPT red blood cell system is currently in clinical development.

INTERCEPT and the INTERCEPT Blood System are trademarks of Cerus Corporation.

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