The new oncology committee will include: Jason Hafron, MD, DDS, PhD, MPH; and Pradeep Tyagi, PhD, MBA

Pittsburgh, PA, April 17, 2024 – Lipella Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: LIPO) (“Lipella” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company, today announced the expansion of its Scientific Advisory Board to include oncology expertise.

The new committee members are: Jason Hafron, MD, DDS, PhD, MPH, the Chief Medical Officer at Michigan Institute of Urology, and Professor of Urology at the William Beaumont School of Medicine; and Pradeep Tyagi, PhD, MBA, Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA. Drs. Hafron and Tyagi have complementing expertise in both clinical and translational research in cancer treatment, with a focus on urologic oncology.

Dr. Michael Chancellor, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Lipella, stated, “I look forward to working with Dr. Hafron and Dr. Tyagi in the advancement of our discovery efforts in the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), a disease that affects nearly one million Americans.”       

About Lipella Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Lipella is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing new drugs by reformulating the active agents in existing generic drugs and optimizing these reformulations for new applications. Additionally, the company maintains a therapeutic focus on diseases with significant, unaddressed morbidity and mortality where no approved drug therapy currently exists. Lipella recently completed an initial public offering in December 2022. For more information, please visit or LinkedIn.

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$LIPO Lipella Pharmaceuticals Expands its Advisory Board to Include Oncology Expertise – The new oncology committee will include: Jason Hafron, MD, DDS, PhD, MPH; and Pradeep Tyagi, PhD, MBA

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