Hancock Jaffe Enters into Sponsored Research Agreement for CoreoGraft with World-Renowned Texas Heart Institute

Irvine, Calif., October 8, 2018 – Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: HJLI, HJLIW), a company specializing in medical devices that restore cardiac and vascular health, announced today that it has entered into a Sponsored Research Agreement with Texas Heart Institute for the development of HJLI’s CoreoGraft®, an off the shelf conduit intended to be used for coronary artery bypass surgery. Founded in 1962 by world renowned cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley, the Texas Heart Institute is recognized internationally for research programs in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, stem cell and gene therapy, and regenerative medicine, and is dedicated to reducing the devastating toll of cardiovascular disease through innovative and progressive programs in research, education and improved patient care.