The Path to a Regenerative Cure Le chemin vers un traitement régénérateur

The Path to a Regenerative Cure Le chemin vers un traitement régénérateur

Sernova is a regenerative medicine therapeutics company Sernova est une société de traitement en médecine régénérative

Developing therapeutics platform technologies to treat chronic diseases through a regenerative medicine approach. Sernova’s primary focus is the development of technologies for the treatment of patients with insulin-dependent (T1) diabetes, hemophilia A and thyroid disease. Développer des technologies de plate-forme thérapeutique pour traiter les maladies chroniques grâce à une approche de médecine régénérative. L’objectif principal de Sernova est la mise au point de technologies de traitement du diabète insulino-dépendant (T1), de l’hémophilie A et de la thyroïde.

About Sernova, Corp. À propos de Sernova, Corp.

Sernova is committed to the development and clinical advancement of its products for metabolic, hematological and other chronic diseases using therapeutic cells transplanted into a patented implanted medical device, which forms an organ-like environment promoting long-term function and survival of the therapeutic cells. Sernova s'engage dans le développement et l'avancement clinique de ses produits contre les maladies métaboliques, hématologiques et autres maladies chroniques utilisant des cellules thérapeutiques transplantées dans un dispositif médical implanté breveté, qui forme un environnement semblable à un organe favorisant la fonction et la survie à long terme des cellules thérapeutiques.

The company’s management believes in building strong and long-lasting collaborations and partnerships that would lead to the rapid advancement of Sernova’s portfolio of products into the market, improving global health and bringing value to patients and society, in concert with our clinical development programs. La direction de la société croit à la mise en place de collaborations et de partenariats solides et durables qui permettraient au portefeuille de produits de Sernova de progresser rapidement sur le marché, d’améliorer la santé mondiale et d’apporter une valeur ajoutée aux patients et à la société, de concert avec nos programmes de développement clinique.

Indications: Les indications:


Diabetes Diabète

Haemophilia A Hémophilie A

Thyroid disease Maladie thyroïdienne

Clinical studies: Etudes cliniques:


Diabetes US phase I/II clinical study cleared by the FDA Etude clinique de phase I / II sur le diabète, approuvée par la FDA

First-in-human study in Diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness Première étude chez l'homme chez des sujets diabétiques peu conscients de l'hypoglycémie

Cell Pouch System™


Sernova’s Cell Pouch System™ is a novel implantable and scalable medical device which forms a highly vascularized organ-like environment in the body for the housing, function and long-term survival of therapeutic cells. These therapeutic cells release necessary proteins or hormones missing from the body to treat chronic diseases as an alternative to daily administration of drugs. Le Cell Pouch System™ est un nouveau dispositif médical préalablement implanté et formant un environnement naturel hautement vascularisé afin d’y loger des cellules thérapeutiques, favorisant leur bon fonctionnement et leur survie dans le corps. Ces cellules thérapeutiques libèrent les protéines ou les hormones nécessaires pour traiter les maladies chroniques comme alternative a l’administration quotidienne de médicaments.


Immune Protection Protection immunitaire


We have shown that cells can be protected using medications that prevent immune system attack within the Cell Pouch™. Nous avons montré que les cellules peuvent être protégées en utilisant des médicaments qui empêchent les attaques du système immunitaire dans la Cell Pouch™.

Microencapsulation technologies house cells within the Cell Pouch chambers and protect the cells from immune system attack. Les technologies de microencapsulation hébergent les cellules dans les chambres à cellules et les protègent des attaques du système immunitaire.

Technologies are in development to make transplanted cells unrecognizable to the immune system. Des technologies sont en cours de développement pour rendre les cellules greffées méconnaissables du système immunitaire.

Sernova’s Cell Pouch™, combined with immune protected therapeutic cells, offers protection from immune system attack creating an effective, safe, long-term and convenient therapeutic option for patients with chronic diseases who seek to improve their quality of life. Le Cell Pouch™ de Sernova, associé à des cellules immunitaires protégées, offre une protection contre le système immunitaire avec une option thérapeutique efficace, sûre, à long terme et pratique pour les patients atteints de maladies chroniques qui cherchent à améliorer leur qualité de vie.


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Press Releases Communiqués de presse

September 17, 2019 17 Septembre, 2019

Sernova Renews Frontier Flex for Canadian Investor Relations and Marketing

September 10, 2019 10 Septembre, 2019

Sernova Completes Oversubscribed Private Placement of $4,684,564

September 3, 2019 3 Septembre, 2019

Sernova Announces Second Closing of Private Placement

August 19, 2019 19 Août, 2019

Sernova Announces First Closing of Private Placement

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Sernova is a regenerative medicine company developing therapeutic technologies with multibillion-dollar market potential for each of its clinical indications. Sernova est une société de médecine régénérative développant des technologies thérapeutiques offrant un potentiel de marché de plusieurs milliards de dollars pour chacune de ses indications cliniques.

 

Diabetes patients Patients diabétiques

 

Hemophilia Orphan Indication Indication orpheline de l'hémophilie

 

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We believe in advancing our clinical programs and building strong and long-lasting collaborations and partnerships that will lead to the rapid advancement of Sernova’s portfolio of products into the market, improving global health and bringing value to patients and society. Nous croyons en la promotion de nos programmes cliniques et en la mise en place de collaborations et de partenariats solides et durables qui permettront au portefeuille de produits de Sernova de progresser rapidement sur le marché, d'améliorer la santé mondiale et d'apporter de la valeur aux patients et à la société.

 

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Septembre 17, 2019 17 Septembre, 2019

Sernova Renews Frontier Flex for Canadian Investor Relations and Marketing


Source: Sernova Corp

September 17, 2019, 9:00 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – September 17, 2019– Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA) (OTCQB: SEOVF) (FSE: PSH), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company, announces that it has renewed the engagement of Frontier Flex, an investor relations (IR) and marketing group based in Toronto, Ontario Canada to provide Canadian IR and strategic marketing services.

Sernova President and CEO Dr. Philip Toleikis commented, "Frontier remains an integral part of the communications strategy Sernova is implementing to increase Sernova’s visibility and help investors and shareholders stay well-informed as we advance our clinical programs including our US diabetes Phase I/II clinical study.”

Through their established network of financial industry professionals, marketing service providers, and outreach programs, FronTier will assist the corporation by increasing market awareness for the corporation using a number of financial market communications initiatives, including facilitating in-person introductions for the corporation with institutional and retail brokers in Toronto and other financial capitals, and through media distribution on national television, radio and multiple online channels.

Under the terms of the engagement, FronTier has been retained for a 12-month period for aggregate remuneration of $100,000 plus expenses. The agreement with Frontier Flex is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

In other news, Sernova has granted 6,980,000 stock options to certain officers, employees, and consultants of the company, each such option being exercisable into one common share at a price of $0.21 per share for periods ranging from 3 to 10 years, and has granted 3,120,167 DSUs to its directors.

About Sernova Corp

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information contact: Dominic Gray Sernova Corp Tel: (519) 858-5126 Fax: (519) 858-5099 Toll-Free: (877)-299-4603 dominic.gray@sernova.com www.sernova.com

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This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our belief about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Septembre 10, 2019 10 Septembre, 2019

Sernova Completes Oversubscribed Private Placement of $4,684,564


Source: Sernova Corp

September 10, 2019 9:00 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO –September 10, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA) (OTCQB: SEOVF) (FSE: PSH) announces it has completed on Monday a non-brokered private placement of $4.685 million, pursuant to which Sernova issued a total of 23,422,822 Units in three closings (August 16, 2019, August 30, 2019 and September 9, 2019).

Net proceeds from the private placement will be used to support funding of Sernova's clinical program including its FDA cleared US Phase I/II regenerative medicine clinical trial, “Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Sernova’s Cell Pouch(TM) for Clinical Islet Transplantation” and to advance internal preclinical development programs and corporate/academic collaborations utilizing the Company’s platform technologies to treat diabetes, hemophilia and other serious disease conditions, as well as for investor relations and general corporate purposes.

Each Unit in the Offering is priced at $0.20 per Unit and consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant (“Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable into one share at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 36 months.

The private placement has received approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Pursuant to applicable Canadian securities laws, the securities issued under the Private Placement are subject to a four-month hold period from the time of closing of the Private Placement. The hold periods for this Private Placement expire on December 17, 2019, December 31, 2019, and January 10, 2020.

The Company compensated finders by way of cash fees of $78,225 and 391,125 non-transferable finder warrants, each such finder warrant having the same terms as the Unit warrants.

About Sernova’s US Clinical Study

The approved protocol is a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single-arm, company-sponsored trial, where diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness enroll into the study. Participants are then implanted with Cell Pouches. Following the development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression, and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, is transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects will be followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision will be made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients will then be further followed for one year. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the Cell Pouch. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details, please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

About Sernova Corp

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information contact:

Dominic Gray

Sernova Corp

Tel: (519) 858-5126

Fax: (519) 858-5099

Toll-Free: (877)-299-4603

dominic.gray@sernova.com

www.sernova.com

Forward-Looking Information

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our belief about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Septembre 03, 2019 3 Septembre, 2019

Sernova Announces Second Closing of Private Placement


THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT INTENDED FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

September 3, 2019 9:00 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – September 3, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA) (FSE:PSH) (OTCQB:SEOVF), a clinical- stage regenerative medicine company, is pleased to announce that it has completed a second closing of $2,251,065 of its non-brokered private placement, (announced on July 25, 2019) of which an additional $67,400 was closed under the “Existing Shareholder Exemption.” Total proceeds to date are $4,584,565.

In addition, the Company announces that it is increasing the maximum offering, for a total of up to $5,500,000 of Units. Each Unit in the Offering is priced at $0.20 per Unit and consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant (“Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable into one share at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 36 months.

The Company plans to close the balance of the placement later this week.

Net proceeds from the increased portion of the private placement will be used to support funding of Sernova's clinical program including its FDA cleared US Phase I/II regenerative medicine clinical trial and to advance corporate/academic collaborations utilizing the Company’s platform technology to treat diabetes, hemophilia and other serious disease conditions, as well as for investor relations and general corporate purposes.

Completion of the private placement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. All securities issued in connection with the private placement will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and all applicable state securities laws, or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

ABOUT SERNOVA’S US CLINICAL STUDY The approved protocol is a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single-arm, company-sponsored trial, where diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness enroll into the study. Participants are then implanted with Cell Pouches. Following the development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression, and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, is transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects will be followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision will be made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients will then be further followed for one year. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the Cell Pouch. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details, please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP.

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell-derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information, please contact:

Dominic Gray

Sernova Corp

Tel: (519) 858-5126

FAX: (519) 858-5099

Toll-Free: (877)-299-4603

dominic.gray@sernova.com

www.sernova.com

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Août 19, 2019 19 Août, 2019

Sernova Announces First Closing of Private Placement


Offering Increased to $3,500,000

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT INTENDED FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

August 19, 2019 9:00 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – August 19, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA) (FSE:PSH) (OTCQB:SEOVF), a clinical- stage regenerative medicine company, is pleased to announce that it has completed a first closing of $2,333,500 of its non-brokered private placement, (which was announced on July 25, 2019), of which $64,000 was closed under the “Existing Shareholder Exemption.”

In addition, the Company announces that it is increasing the maximum offering by an additional $500,000, for a total offering of $3,500,000 of Units. Each Unit in the Offering is priced at $0.20 per Unit and consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant (“Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable into one share at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 36 months.

The Company plans to close the balance of the placement in the coming weeks.

Net proceeds from the increased portion of the private placement will be used to support funding of Sernova's clinical program including its FDA cleared US Phase I/II regenerative medicine clinical trial and to advance corporate/academic collaborations utilizing the Company’s platform technology to treat diabetes, hemophilia and other serious disease conditions, as well as for investor relations and general corporate purposes.

Completion of the private placement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. All securities issued in connection with the private placement will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and all applicable state securities laws, or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

ABOUT SERNOVA’S US CLINICAL STUDY

The approved protocol is a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single-arm, company-sponsored trial, where diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness enroll into the study. Participants are then implanted with Cell Pouches. Following the development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression, and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, is transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects will be followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision will be made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients will then be further followed for one year. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the Cell Pouch. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details, please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP.

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell-derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information, please contact:

Canada:

Dominic Gray Sernova Corp Tel: (519) 858-5126 FAX: (519) 858-5099 Toll-Free: (877)-299-4603 dominic.gray@sernova.com www.sernova.com

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Juillet 25, 2019 25 Juillet, 2019

Sernova Announces Up to $3 Million Private Placement Financing


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Source: Sernova Corp

July 25, 2019 8:30 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – July 25, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA) (OTCQB: SEOVF) (FSE: PSH) announces a proposed private placement (the “Offering”) of up to $3 million in units (the “Units”) of the Company at a price of $0.20 per Unit including up to $1 million in Units that are being offered pursuant to the “existing shareholder prospectus exemption.”

Each Unit in the Offering will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant (“Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable into one share at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 36 months.

Terms Relating to the Existing Shareholder Exemption

The Company is pleased to invite existing shareholders who qualify under the “existing shareholder prospectus exemption” to participate in the Offering.

The criteria of the “existing shareholder prospectus exemption” (the “Existing Shareholder Exemption”) are set out in various regulatory instruments of the participating jurisdictions in Canada. To comply with the criteria of the Existing Shareholder Exemption, the offering will be subject to, among other criteria, the following:

• The subscriber must be a shareholder as of July 24, 2019, which has been set as the record date (the “Record Date”) for the purpose of determining existing shareholders entitled to purchase shares pursuant to the Existing Shareholder Exemption.

• To participate, a qualified shareholder must deliver (a) an executed subscription agreement in the required form, which will include requirements of the Existing Shareholder Exemption (e.g., that the subscriber was as of the Record Date and continues to be as of the date of closing, a shareholder of Sernova) and (b) pay the subscription amount no later than August 16, 2019. Contact information to obtain the subscription form is set out below.

• The aggregate acquisition cost to a subscriber under the Existing Shareholder Exemption cannot exceed $15,000 unless that subscriber has obtained advice from a registered investment dealer regarding the suitability of the investment.

• A maximum of $1 million of Units (“Maximum”) will be offered to shareholders as of the Record Date under the Existing Shareholder Exemption. There is no minimum amount in the Offering.

• If subscriptions received from shareholders who qualify under the Existing Shareholder Exemption exceed the Maximum, each such subscriber will be allocated Units in proportion to each such qualified shareholder’s share ownership as of the Record Date, or the additional subscriptions may be accepted (by increasing the Maximum) at the discretion of the Company.

• If subscriptions received for the Offering based on all available exemptions exceed the total amount of the Offering (after the fulfilment of subscriptions from existing shareholders), subscriptions may be accepted (by increasing the Offering size) at the discretion of the Company.

• In accordance with the Existing Shareholder Exemption, the Company confirms there is no material fact or material change related to the Company that has not been generally disclosed.

Further terms and conditions shall be set out in the form of subscription agreement that will be made available to interested shareholders, who are directed to contact the Company as follows:

Contact Person: Dominic Gray

Tel: 1 (519) 858 5126

Fax: 1 (519) 858 5099

Toll-Free: 1 (877) 299 4603

email: dominic.gray@sernova.com

Assuming the Offering is fully subscribed, the Corporation plans to allocate the gross proceeds as follows: (i) $2 million for development of Sernova’s Cell Pouch technologies including advancing Sernova's US-based Phase I/II diabetes clinical trial, potential collaborations utilizing our Cell Pouch System platform technologies, and preclinical programs including haemophilia, hypothyroid disease and our advanced diabetes stem cell program and (ii) up to $210,000 for cash finders’ compensation, assuming such fees are paid on the entire amount, and (iii) the balance for general corporate purposes.

If the Offering is not fully subscribed, the Company will apply the proceeds to the above uses in priority and in such proportions as the Board of Directors and management of the Company determine is in the best interests of the Company. Although the Company intends to use the proceeds of the Offering as described above, the actual allocation of proceeds may vary from the uses set out above depending on future operations, events, or opportunities.

All securities issued in connection with the private placement will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months. The Company will compensate finders on a portion of the private placement, such compensation consisting of 7% in cash or 7% in finder warrants, or a combination thereof. Completion of the private placement is subject to the receipt of all necessary corporate and regulatory approvals, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Certain insiders of the Company are expected to participate in the Offering (the "Insider Participation"), which will be considered a related party transaction within the meaning of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 ("MI 61- 101"). Sernova intends to rely on the exemptions from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101 contained in Sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61-101 in respect of any Insider Participation.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

About the US Clinical Study

The approved protocol is a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single-arm, company-sponsored trial, where diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness are enrolled into the study. Participants are then implanted with Cell Pouches. Following the development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression, and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, is transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects are followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision is made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients are then further followed for one year. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the Cell Pouch. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details, please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

About Sernova Corp

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell-derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information contact:

Dominic Gray Sernova Corp Tel: (519) 858-5126 dominic.gray@sernova.com www.sernova.com

Forward-Looking Information

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our belief about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials and that Sernova will be able to raise additional capital to fund its clinical programs including its ongoing US FDA clinical trial. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Juillet 17, 2019 17 Juillet, 2019

Sernova Phase I/II US Clinical Trial for Type-1 Diabetes Advances Following Positive Preliminary Safety and Efficacy Data


CEO to participate in conference call with Sernova Shareholders on July 18 at 10:00 am (EDT)

July 17, 2019 3:05 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – July 17, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA) (FSE:PSH) (OTCQB:SEOVF), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company today announced that its human Phase I/II clinical trial for type-1 diabetes is advancing with additional patients for device and cell transplantation.

Sernova announced on July 3, 2019, a case study describing preliminary data from its current clinical trial: A Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Sernova's Cell Pouch for Clinical Islet Transplantation. Sernova’s Cell Pouch transplanted with islet cells demonstrated initial safety, as well as key efficacy measures, including glucose-stimulated blood levels of C-peptide, insulin, and additional measures of glucose control in the first study patient with type-1 diabetes and severe hypoglycemia unawareness.

A summary of the data presented at the International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA) World Congress is as follows:

• No incidences of adverse events determined to be related to the Cell Pouch implant.

• The Cell Pouch was well-incorporated with vascularized tissue, which enabled successful transplant of the purified islets

• A reduction in body weight

• Stabilizing improvements in glycemic control parameters measured by Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), assessed by Medtronic

• 87.5% reduction in hypoglycemic events from baseline collected over a two-week CGM monitoring period

• Presence of stimulated blood levels of C-peptide and insulin at the observed 90-day post-transplant point as indicated in a mixed meal tolerance test

“I am pleased with these interim results in the first implanted patient,” said Dr. Piotr Witkowski, Director of Pancreatic, and Islet Transplant Program at the University of Chicago and study principal investigator. “The first dose of islets transplanted into the Cell Pouch has shown safety and early indicators of potential efficacy. We found some glucose-stimulated C-peptide and insulin present in the bloodstream, which are the gold standard indicators of islet function. Our team continues the research and looks forward to reporting longer-term results in additional patients as the trial progresses.”

“The preliminary clinical data achieved in this patient with our pre-vascularized implanted Cell Pouch represent an early clinical validation for our regenerative medicine technologies as we pursue safe, efficacious, and transformative treatments for patients with hypoglycemia unawareness in type-1 diabetes,” said Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO of Sernova Corp. “With these data from our current clinical trial, in conjunction with our advancing hemophilia A, hypothyroid, and diabetes stem cell programs, we believe Sernova is closer to achieving significant advancements in regenerative medicine treatment.”

The Company continue actively recruiting and enrolling subjects and is expecting to report further data from Sernova’s clinical study in the second half of 2019.

Dr. Toleikis will participate in a conference call with Sernova shareholders at 10:00 am (ET) on July 18 to discuss the recently announced trial data as well as the corporate updates. A presentation will be made available on Sernova’s website before the call. All questions to Dr. Toleikis can be submitted to info@sernova.com prior to the call. To participate in this live conference call, please dial:

• US Toll-Free: + 1-877-366-0711

• Canada Toll-Free: + 1-866-627-1651

• Int’l Toll-Free: + 1-302-709-8446

The conference participant passcode is 109 985 50. Following the conference call a recording will be available at www.sernova.com

ABOUT THE US CLINICAL STUDY

The approved protocol is a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single-arm, company-sponsored trial, where diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness enroll into the study. Participants are then implanted with Cell Pouches. Following the development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression, and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, is transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects will be followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision will be made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients will then be further followed for one year. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the Cell Pouch. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details, please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP.

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell-derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information, please contact:

United States:

Danny Matthews

Solebury Trout

Tel: (646) 378-2928

dmatthews@soleburytrout.com

www.soleburytrout.com



Canada:

Dominic Gray

Sernova Corp

Tel: (519) 858-5126

dominic.gray@sernova.com

www.sernova.com

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Juillet 03, 2019 3 Juillet, 2019

Sernova Corp Presents Positive Preliminary Safety and Efficacy Data in its Phase I/II Clinical Trial for Type-1 Diabetes


Sernova’s Cell Pouch (TM) with transplanted islet cells reached primary safety measurements and clinically significant efficacy outcomes including glucose-stimulated C-peptide and the release of insulin in the first patient transplanted

July 3, 2019 5:30 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – July 3, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA)(OTCQB:SEOVF), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company today announced that in an interim analysis of its human Phase I/II clinical trial, Sernova’s Cell Pouch transplanted with islet cells showed initial safety, as well as key efficacy measures, including glucose stimulated C-peptide, insulin production and additional clinically significant measures of glucose control in the first study patient with type-1 diabetes and severe hypoglycemia unawareness.

Dr. Piotr Witkowski, Director of Pancreatic, and Islet Transplant Program at the University of Chicago and study principal investigator presented on Sernova’s Cell Pouch technology and preliminary data from Sernova’s current clinical trial: A Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Sernova's Cell Pouch for Clinical Islet Transplantation today at the 17th World Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA) in Lyon, France.

Highlights of the presentation of the data from the first patient who received islet transplanted into Sernova Cell Pouch included:

• No incidences of adverse events determined to be related to the Cell Pouch implant.

• The Cell Pouch was well-incorporated with vascularized tissue, which enabled successful transplant of the purified islets

• A weight reduction of 6.35kg (12% total body weight)

• Stabilizing improvements in all glycemic control parameters as indicated by Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) as assessed by Medtronic

• 87.5% reduction in hypoglycemic events from baseline collected over a two-week monitoring period

• Presence of stimulated blood levels of C-peptide and insulin at the observed 90-day post-transplant point as indicated in a mixed meal tolerance test

“I am quite pleased with these interim results in the first implanted patient,” said Dr. Witkowski. “The first of two doses of islets transplanted into the Cell Pouch is showing safety and early indicators of efficacy. Importantly, demonstration of glucose-stimulated C-peptide and insulin present in the bloodstream is definitive proof of islet survival and function in the Cell Pouch. These results are an important first step towards a paradigm shift in the treatment of this debilitating disease. Our team is looking forward to reporting longer- term results in enrolled patients as the trial progresses,” said Dr. Witkowski, principal study investigator.

ABOUT IPITA

The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association aims to serve the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.( https://www.tts.org/ipita/home)

ABOUT THE STUDY

The approved protocol is a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single arm, company-sponsored trial, where diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness enroll into the study. Participants are then implanted with Cell Pouches. Following the development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression, and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, is transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects will be followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision will be made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients will then be further followed for one year. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the Cell Pouch. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP.

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information contact: United States: Danny Matthews Solebury Trout Tel: (646) 378-2928 dmatthews@soleburytrout.com www.soleburytrout.com

For investor inquiries and media inquiries in Canada: Dominic Gray Sernova Corp Tel: (519) 858-5126 dominic.gray@sernova.com www.sernova.com

Ray Matthews & Associates Tel: (604) 818-7778 ray@raymatthews.ca www.raymatthews.ca

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Juin 27, 2019 27 Juin, 2019

Sernovas Principal Investigator to Present Interim Data from the Companys Ongoing Phase I/II Cell Pouch Clinical Trial at the 17th World Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association


June 27, 2019 9:00 a.m. EDT

LONDON, ONTARIO – June 27, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA)(OTCQB:SEOVF), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company is pleased to announce that Dr. Piotr Witkowski, Director of Pancreatic, and Islet Transplant Program at the University of Chicago, will present, in an oral podium session, early preliminary data and observations from Sernova’s ongoing clinical trial, entitled A Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Sernova's Cell Pouch™ for Clinical Islet Transplantation, at the 17th World Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA) which is being held July 2 – 5, 2019 in Lyon, France.

Dr. Witkowski is scheduled to deliver his address during a symposium on islet transplantation on July 3, 2019 at 10:45 a.m. (CET) at Lyon’s Catholic University in the Amphitheater Merieux 1 & 2. Further details on the scientific program can be found on the conference website (http://www.ipita2019.org/programme-scientifique).

ABOUT IPITA The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association aims to serve the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.(https://www.tts.org/ipita/home)

ABOUT SERNOVA’S CLINICAL TRAIL Sernova is conducting a Phase I/II non-randomized, unblinded, single arm, company-sponsored trial, to assess the safety and tolerability of islet transplantation into the company’s patented Cell Pouch in diabetic subjects with hypoglycemia unawareness. The secondary objective is to assess efficacy through a series of defined measures.

Eligible subjects are implanted with Cell Pouches. Following development of vascularized tissue chambers within the Cell Pouch, subjects are then stabilized on immunosuppression and a dose of purified islets, under strict release criteria, transplanted into the Cell Pouch.

A sentinel pouch is removed for an early assessment of the islet transplant. Subjects are followed for additional safety and efficacy measures for approximately six months. At this point, a decision will be made with regards to the transplant of a second islet dose with subsequent safety and efficacy follow up. Patients will be then further followed for one year to assess longer-term safety and efficacy.

For more information on this clinical trial, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03513939. For more information on enrollment and recruitment details please visit www.pwitkowski.org/sernova.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information contact: United States: Danny Matthews Solebury Trout Tel: (646) 378-2928 dmatthews@soleburytrout.com www.soleburytrout.com

For investor inquiries and media inquiries in Canada: Dominic Gray Sernova Corp Tel: (519) 858-5126 dominic.gray@sernova.com www.sernova.com

Ray Matthews & Associates Tel: (604) 818-7778 ray@raymatthews.ca www.raymatthews.ca

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Mai 21, 2019 21 Mai, 2019

Sernova Corp Announces Appointment of Deborah Brown to its Board of Directors


May 21, 2019 9:00 a.m. EST

LONDON, ONTARIO – May 21, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA) (OTCQB: SEOVF) a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company, today announced the appointment of Ms. Deborah Brown to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Brown has extensive leadership experience with more than 20 years in senior management roles at a number of pharmaceutical companies and currently serves as a Managing Partner at Accelera Canada Ltd. She served as President of EMD Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Executive Vice President at Serono US, General Manager, Director of Marketing, and Business Unit Director at Serono Canada and Manager, International Regulatory at Pasteur Merieux Connaught. Ms. Brown is a former Board Chair of Rx&D (now Innovative Medicines Canada) and as a Director of the Board, oversaw the 100th anniversary of the association and the launch of the Canadian Innovation Timeline promoting the contributions Canadian researchers have made to the discovery and advancement of life science research. Ms. Brown is also a former board member of BIOTECanada. Ms. Brown holds an MBA from Ivey School of Business. She sits on the board of several corporate and not-for-profit organizations, including Life Sciences Ontario and the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA.

“Deborah’s nomination comes at an important time as we expand the breadth and experience surrounding Sernova to help support our clinical development programs, regulatory affairs, R&D, and business development strategy,” said Mr. Frank Holler, Sernova’s Board Chair. “We’d also like to thank Bruce Weber, who is stepping down as a director, for his positive contributions to Sernova during his seven years as Board of Director member.”

Management resolutions at the AGM were approved by a majority of shareholders who voted, including the election of the directors, Frank Holler (chair), James Parsons, Deborah Brown, Jeffrey Bacha, and Philip Toleikis; approval of the stock option plan and amendments and approval of Davidson and Co. LLP as Sernova’s auditor. Additionally, the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) has accepted the Plan for filing, as approved by shareholders at the AGM.

About Sernova Corp

Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit www.sernova.com

For further information contact:

United States: Danny Matthews Solebury Trout Tel: (646) 378-2928 dmatthews@soleburytrout.com www.soleburytrout.com

For investor inquiries and media inquiries in Canada:

Dominic Gray Sernova Corp Tel: (519) 858-5126 dominic.gray@sernova.com www.sernova.com

Ray Matthews & Associates Tel: (604) 818-7778 ray@raymatthews.ca www.raymatthews.ca

Forward-Looking Information

This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - Avril 30, 2019 30 Avril, 2019

Sernova Announces Collaboration to Advance Therapeutic Cell Pouch Technologies for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism


Co-investigators, Dr. Sam Wiseman of the University of British Columbia and Sernova Corp awarded the prestigious Transplant Research Foundation of British Columbia Venture Grant

April 30, 2019; 9:00 a.m. EST

LONDON, ONTARIO – April 30, 2019 – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA) (OTCQB: SEOVF), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company announced today a collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s, Dr. Sam Wiseman for development of a Cell Therapy-based Program for the treatment of hypothyroidism. This collaboration is funded by a Transplant Venture Grant awarded by the Transplant Research Foundation (TRF) of British Columbia.

“The only current option for treatment of patients following thyroidectomy, to ensure avoidance of hypothyroidism, is administration of life-long daily thyroid medication, with intermittent blood testing and adjustment of medication dosing,” said Dr. Sam Wiseman, thyroid surgeon and researcher, and the Director of Research in the Department of Surgery at Providence Healthcare in Vancouver. “We hypothesize that through transplantation into Sernova’s vascularized Cell Pouch, the function of the thyroid gland may be preserved, and dependence on thyroid medication avoided. This approach is exciting because it could offer patients a cell therapy option for preservation of their gland function.”

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), 20 million Americans currently live with thyroid disease, and 12% of Americans will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. The thyroid gland produces and secretes thyroid hormone that is essential for life because it serves to regulate the entire body’s metabolism. The thyroid gland affects all critical body functions including heart rate, energy levels, and the rate at which energy is produced from nutrients. Loss of thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, may occur spontaneously, or due to partial or complete removal of the thyroid gland by operation (thyroidectomy).

“The cell-based treatment of hypothyroid disease following thyroidectomy represents a third significant clinical application including type-1 diabetes and hemophilia further validating Sernova’s Cell Pouch platform technologies in significant potential markets,” said Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO of Sernova. “The development of a regenerative medicine approach for these chronic diseases is becoming a reality. In this case of thyroid disease, successful transplantation of thyroid tissue into Sernova’s cell pouch would represent a major advance in treatment of this very common problem.”

Thyroidectomy is commonly performed for cancer diagnosis or treatment, as well as for treatment of benign (non-cancerous) disease that includes goiter and hyperthyroidism. It is estimated that about 150,000 thyroidectomies are performed in the US yearly, and the majority of individuals undergoing a thyroid operation will be diagnosed with benign disease after their operation. Patients with Grave’s disease and thyroid nodules undergoing total thyroidectomy, and many patients undergoing partial thyroidectomy require life-long thyroid hormone medication. Post-surgical thyroid hormone replacement therapy, if monitored carefully, can be effective; however, patients often suffer from side effects including weight gain, depression, headaches, and cardiovascular disease, with resultant negative impact on quality of life, and costs to the healthcare system.

Sernova’s approach in the treatment of hypothyroid disease is to transplant healthy thyroid cells of patients undergoing thyroidectomy into the pre-implanted vascularized Cell Pouch. Currently, pre-clinical proof-of- concept work is underway. The collaboration will accelerate Sernova’s research efforts and set the stage for the preparation of a regulatory submission for future clinical assessment of people suffering from hypothyroid disease with the aim to preserve thyroid function and improve patient quality of life.

In other news, Sernova has been invited to present at the 2019 Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investment Conference, being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in Toronto on April 30 and May 1st. Sernova President and CEO, Dr. Philip Toleikis will speak to its latest corporate presentation and US Phase I/II Human Clinical Trial at 4:00 PM EDT, on Wednesday, May 1st.

About Sernova Corp.

Sernova, Corp., (TSX-V: SVA) is a clinical stage (US FDA; Health Canada) company, developing disruptive platform technologies to treat chronic diseases through a regenerative medicine approach. Sernova’s primary focus is in developing technologies for the treatment of patients with insulin-dependent (TI) diabetes, hemophilia A and thyroid disease. Sernova is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem-cell derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin-dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases such as hypothyroid disease treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body.

For further information contact:

United States Danny Matthews, Senior Associate, Solebury Trout Tel: (646) 378-2928 dmatthews@soleburytrout.com www.soleburytrout.com

For investor inquiries and media inquiries in Canada:

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