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Mesoblast gets hijacked live

Posted 10 September 2020

A Mesoblast-sponsored Zoom webinar was hacked today (Thursday) by an adolescent making lewd comments and drawing inappropriate pictures on the screen during CEO Silviu Itescu's presentation, causing the host NSW Stem Cell Network to cancel the event and issue an apology.

As Itescu was explaining Mesoblast's developments and timelines for its investigative remestemcel-L in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) due to COVID-19, a young male unmuted himself and started making racist comments.

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