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Tengion to Present at the Lazard Capital Markets 9th Annual Healthcare Conference

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (OTCQB: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced that John Miclot, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tengion, will present at the upcoming Lazard Capital Markets 9th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. EST in New York City. 

A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/lz13/tngn or under "Calendar of Events" in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.tengion.com. A replay of the presentation will be available on Tengion's website for 90 days. Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the start time in order to download any software required.

About Tengion

Tengion, a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company, is focused on developing its Organ Regeneration Platform™ to harness the intrinsic regenerative pathways of the body to regenerate a range of native-like organs and tissues with the goal of delaying or eliminating the need for chronic disease therapies, organ transplantation, and the administration of anti-rejection medications. An initial clinical trial is ongoing for the Company's most advanced product candidate, the Neo-Urinary Conduit™, an autologous implant that is intended to catalyze regeneration of native-like urinary tissue for bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal. The Company's lead preclinical candidate is the Neo-Kidney Augment™, which is designed to prevent or delay dialysis kidney transplantation by increasing renal function in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. Tengion has worldwide rights to its product candidates.

SOURCE Tengion, Inc.

Investor and Media Contact: Brian Davis, brian.davis@tengion.com, +1-267-960-4802