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Beyond Cancertm To Present Two Posters For Ultra-High Concentration Nitric Oxide (UNO) Therapy At The 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. and HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Cancer, Ltd., an affiliate of Beyond Air, Inc. (NASDAQ: XAIR) that is developing ultra-high concentration nitric oxide (UNO) as an immunotherapeutic for solid tumors, today announced that Beyond Cancer, Ltd. will present two posters at the upcoming American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2023, which is scheduled to be held April 14-19 in Orlando, Florida.

Details of the poster presentations are as follows:

Title: Intratumoral administration of ultra-high concentration nitric oxide (UNO) is more efficacious than anti-PD1 therapy in 4T1 tumor-bearing mice
Session Category: Immunology
Session Title: Anticancer Immunotherapeutics
Session Date and Time: Wednesday, Apr 19, 2023, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Poster Section 22
Poster Board Number: 3
Abstract Number: 6327
Participant: Hila Confino, PhD; Chief Scientific Officer, Beyond Cancer, Ltd.

Title: Short-term exposure of cancer cells to ultra-high concentrations of nitric oxide (UNO) induces PD-L1 upregulation
Session Category: Immunology
Session Title: Immune Checkpoints
Session Date and Time: Wednesday, Apr 19, 2023, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Poster Section 23
Poster Board Number: 7
Abstract Number: 6363
Participant: Hila Confino, PhD; Chief Scientific Officer, Beyond Cancer, Ltd.

Please note that the proffered abstracts accepted for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting 2023 were released publicly at 4:30 PM EDT today, March 14, 2023.

About Nitric Oxide
Nitric Oxide (NO) is a potent molecule, naturally synthesized in the human body, proven to play a critical role in a broad array of biological functions. In the airways, NO targets the vascular smooth muscle cells that surround the small resistance arteries in the lungs. Currently, exogenous inhaled NO is used in adult respiratory distress syndrome, post certain cardiac surgeries and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn to treat hypoxemia. Additionally, NO is believed to play a key role in the innate immune system and in vitro studies suggest that NO possesses anti-microbial activity not only against common bacteria, including both gram-positive and gram-negative, but also against other diverse pathogens.

About Beyond Cancer, Ltd.
Beyond Cancer, Ltd., an affiliate of Beyond Air, Inc., is a development-stage biopharmaceutical and medical device company utilizing ultra-high concentration nitric oxide (UNO) via a proprietary delivery platform to treat primary tumors and prevent metastatic disease. Nitric oxide at ultra-high concentrations has been reported to show anticancer properties and to potentially serve as a chemosensitizer and radiotherapy enhancer. A first-in-human study is underway in patients with solid tumors. Beyond Cancer, Ltd. is also conducting preclinical studies of UNO in multiple solid tumor models to inform additional treatment protocols.

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About UNO Therapy for Solid Tumors
Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, with tumor metastases responsible for approximately 90% of all cancer-related deaths. Current cancer treatment modalities generally include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery. Ultra-high concentration Nitric Oxide (UNO) therapy is a completely new approach to preventing relapse or metastatic disease. In vitro murine data show that local tumor ablation with UNO stimulates an anti-tumor immune response in solid tumor cancer models. Beyond Cancer, Ltd. believes that UNO has the potential to prevent relapse or metastatic disease with as little as a single 5-minute treatment and with limited toxicity or off-target effects.

About Beyond Air ® , Inc.
Beyond Air, Inc, is a medical device and biopharmaceutical company dedicated to harnessing the power of nitric oxide through its revolutionary NO generator and delivery system, LungFit, that uses NO generated from ambient air to deliver precise amounts of NO to the lungs for the potential treatment of a variety of pulmonary diseases. The LungFit can generate up to 400 ppm of NO, for delivery either continuously or for a fixed amount of time and has the ability to either titrate dose on demand or maintain a constant dose. Beyond Air, Inc. has received FDA approval for its first system, LungFit PH for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. Beyond Air, Inc. is currently advancing its other revolutionary LungFit systems in clinical trials for the treatment of severe lung infections such as viral community-acquired pneumonia (including COVID-19), nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) and severe lung infections in other settings. For more information, visit .

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains“forward-looking statements” concerning the potential safety and efficacy of inhaled nitric oxide and the ultra-high concentration nitric oxide product candidate, as well as its therapeutic potential in a number of indications; and the potential impact on patients and anticipated benefits associated with inhaled nitric oxide and the ultra-high concentration nitric oxide product candidate. Forward-looking statements include statements about expectations, beliefs, or intentions regarding product offerings, business, results of operations, strategies or prospects. You can identify such forward-looking statements by the words“expects,”“plans,”“anticipates,”“believes”“expects,”“intends,”“looks,”“projects,”“goal,”“assumes,”“targets” and similar expressions and/or the use of future tense or conditional constructions (such as“will,”“may,”“could,”“should” and the like) and by the fact that these statements do not relate strictly to historical or current matters. Rather, forward-looking statements relate to anticipated or expected events, activities, trends or results as of the date they are made. Because forward-looking statements relate to matters that have not yet occurred, these statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and reflect views as of the date they are made with respect to future events and financial performance. Many factors could cause actual activities or results to differ materially from the activities and results anticipated in forward-looking statements, including risks related to: Beyond Cancer, Ltd.'s ability to raise additional capital; the timing and results of future pre-clinical studies and clinical trials concerning the ultra-high concentration nitric oxide product candidate; the potential that regulatory authorities, including the FDA and comparable non-U.S. regulatory authorities, may not grant or may delay approval for the ultra-high concentration nitric oxide product candidate; the approach to discover and develop novel drugs, which is unproven and may never lead to efficacious or marketable products; obtaining, maintaining and protecting intellectual property utilized by products; obtaining regulatory approval for products; competition from others using similar technology and others developing products for similar uses; dependence on collaborators; and other risks, which may, in part, be identified and described in the“Risk Factors” section of Beyond Air, Inc.'s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other of its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, all of which are available on Beyond Air, Inc.'s website. Beyond Cancer, Ltd. and Beyond Air, Inc. undertake no obligation to update, and have no policy of updating or revising, these forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law.


Corey Davis, PhD
LifeSci Advisors, LLC

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Matt Johnson, Head of Corporate Development & Strategy
Beyond Cancer, Ltd.


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