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Hoth Completes Animal Safety Study of Proprietary BioLexa Platform for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new generation therapies for dermatological and immunological disorders such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, asthma and acne, announced today that the Company has concluded its "In-life 28-day animal study" for their BioLexa Platform. 

The BioLexa Platform is a proprietary antimicrobial therapy designed for the treatment of atopic dermatitis. The therapeutic offers a non-corticosteroid approach treating atopic dermatitis. 

The condition of the minipigs was observed and checked for dermal observations, dosing, and bioanalysis sample collection. All animals were in good condition with no test item-related dermal observations. Hoth's team also observed the clinical pathology processing and necropsies of the males. There did not appear to be any gross test item-related findings at necropsy and that data will be provided when post testing is concluded.  There were no test item related ophthalmic findings, so those exams will not be needed in the recovery animals. Hoth discussed plans to make the reporting phase of the study as efficient as possible and the Company will review the data and phase reports as they are available. 

Mr. Robb Knie, Chief Executive Officer of Hoth, commented, "Management is pleased to continue our progress through critical industry testing standards. We await the bioanalytical report and look forward to utilizing this study for our proposed application for clinical trials in humans later this year."

About Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. 
Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new generation therapies for dermatological disorders. HOTH's pipeline has the potential to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from indications including atopic dermatitis, chronic wounds, psoriasis, and acne. HOTH has the exclusive worldwide rights to BioLexa, the company's proprietary lead drug candidate topical platform that uniquely combines two FDA approved compounds to fight bacterial infections across multiple indications. HOTH is preparing to launch its clinical trial for the treatment of adolescent subjects, 2-17 years of age, with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis during 2020. To learn more, please visit www.hoththerapeutics.com.

Forward Looking Statements 
This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements that relate to the advancement and development of the BioLexa Platform, the commencement of clinical trials, the availability of data from clinical trials and other information that is not historical information. When used herein, words such as "anticipate", "being", "will", "plan", "may", "continue", and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. In addition, any statements or information that refer to expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, performance or other characterizations of future events or circumstances, including any underlying assumptions, are forward-looking. All forward-looking statements are based upon Hoth's current expectations and various assumptions. Hoth believes there is a reasonable basis for its expectations and beliefs, but they are inherently uncertain. Hoth may not realize its expectations, and its beliefs may not prove correct. Actual results could differ materially from those described or implied by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including, without limitation, market conditions and the factors described under the caption "Risk Factors" in Hoth's Form 10K for the period ending December 31, 2018, and Hoth's other filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Consequently, forward-looking statements should be regarded solely as Hoth's current plans, estimates and beliefs. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Hoth cannot guarantee future results, events, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Hoth does not undertake and specifically declines any obligation to update, republish, or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or circumstances or to reflect the occurrences of unanticipated events, except as may be required by law.

Contacts 
Investor Relations Contact: 
Phone: (646) 756-2997 
Email: investorrelations@hoththerapeutics.com
www.hoththerapeutics.com

KCSA Strategic Communications 
Valter Pinto / Daniela Guerrero 
(212) 896-1254 / (212) 682-6300 
Hoth@kcsa.com

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