NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IMNP) (Immune) announced today that it will hold an Immuno-Oncology R&D Update for investors on December 8, 2016 in New York City. Immune management and several Oncology Key Opinion leaders will review development plans and milestones for Ceplene® and other pipeline assets to be funded separately in the recently announced Immune subsidiary, Cytovia Oncology. Prior to the Immuno-Oncology R&D Update, the Ceplene Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will meet on December 4, 2016 in San Diego where the American Society of Hematology is holding its annual meeting. Following the guidance from the Food and Drug Administration, the SAB will review the proposed clinical protocol for a pivotal phase 3 Overall Survival clinical study of Ceplene in combination with low dose IL2 in the remission maintenance of patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). About Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IMNP) applies a personalized approach to treating and developing novel, highly targeted antibody therapeutics to improve the lives of patients with inflammatory diseases and cancer. Immune's lead product candidate, bertilimumab, is in Phase II clinical development for moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis as well as for bullous pemphigoid, an orphan autoimmune dermatological condition. Other indications being considered for development include atopic dermatitis, Crohn's disease, severe asthma and Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis (NASH), an inflammatory liver disease. Immune recently expanded its portfolio in immuno-dermatology with topical nano-formulated cyclosporine-A for the treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Immune's oncology pipeline includes Ceplene® which is in late stage clinical development for maintenance remission in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in combination with IL-2. Additional oncology pipeline includes Azixa® and crolibulin, Phase II clinical stage vascular disrupting agents, and novel technology platforms; bispecific antibodies and NanomAbs™. Maxim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Immune's pain and neurology subsidiary is developing AmiKet™ and AmiKet™ Nano™ for the treatment of neuropathic pain. For more information, visit Immune's website at www.immunepharma.com, the content of which is not a part of this press release.