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Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 10, 2022




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AlloVir, Inc.

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Item 2.02.

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 10, 2022, AlloVir, Inc. (the “Company”) posted the corporate presentation referred to in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, which announced that its unaudited cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities totaled $248.1 million as of December 31, 2021.


Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

The Company is furnishing a corporate presentation, attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, which the Company intends to use from time to time in meetings with investors and others beginning on January 10, 2022. The corporate presentation will also be available in the investor relations section of the Company’s website at http://allovir.com.

The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


99.1    AlloVir, Inc. corporate presentation.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    AlloVir, Inc.
Date: January 10, 2022     By:  

/s/ Edward Miller

      Edward Miller
      General Counsel

Exhibit 99.1 A Leader in Allogeneic, Off-the-Shelf, Virus-Specific T Cell Therapies J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference January 10, 2022 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Disclaimer This presentation has been prepared by AlloVir, Inc. (“we,” “us,” “our,” “AlloVir” or the “Company”) and is made for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities. This presentation may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the safety, efficacy and regulatory and clinical progress of our product candidates, including posoleucel. All such forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations of future events and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those set forth in or implied by such forward-looking statements. The use of words such as, but not limited to, “may,” “might,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “project,” “intend,” “future,” “potential,” or “continue,” and other similar words or expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are neither historical facts nor assurances of future performance. Instead, they are based on our current beliefs, expectations and assumptions regarding the future of our business, future plans and strategies, our clinical results and other future conditions. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this presentation, including statements regarding future results of operations and financial position, business strategy, current and prospective product candidates ongoing, and planned clinical trials and preclinical activities, including the initiation, timing, enrollment, progress and results of our preclinical and clinical studies and our research and development programs, product approvals, research and development costs, current and prospective collaborations, timing and likelihood of success, including our ability to advance and successfully complete clinical studies, the timing and likelihood of success of our clinical trials, and the timing or likelihood of regulatory filings and approvals, expectations regarding market acceptance and size, plans for launch and commercialization, plans and objectives of management for future operations, and future results of anticipated product candidates, are forward-looking statements. New risks and uncertainties may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible to predict all risks and uncertainties. No representations or warranties (expressed or implied) are made about the accuracy of any such forward-looking statements. These statements are also subject to a number of material risks and uncertainties that are discussed in the section entitled Risk Factors in our quarterly report on Form 10- Q for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2021, as well as discussions of potential risks, uncertainties, and other important factors in our subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it was made. Neither we, nor our affiliates, advisors or representatives, undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. Certain information contained in this presentation relates to or is based on studies, publications, surveys and other data obtained from third-party sources and the Company’s own internal estimates and research. While we believe these third-party sources to be reliable as of the date of this presentation, we have not independently verified, and we make no representation as to the adequacy, fairness, accuracy or completeness of any information obtained from third-party sources. In addition, all of the market data included in this presentation involves a number of assumptions and limitations, and there can be no guarantee as to the accuracy or reliability of such assumptions. Finally, while we believe our own internal research is reliable, such research has not been verified by any independent source. 2 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

AlloVir By the Numbers 12 4 3 5 7 INVESTIGATIONAL T A R G E T P O T E N T I A L P H A S E 3 R E G U L A T O R Y T H E R A P I E S VIRUSES STUDIES DESIGNATIONS* INDICATIONS 90 CLINICAL $ TRIAL SITES 69 .1 248 100+ ON 3 DIFFERENT CONTINENTS I N C A S H , C A S H E Q U I V A L E N T S ACROSS 5 CLINICAL STUDIES ‡ E M P L O Y E E S & M A R K E T A B L E S E C U R I T I E S *FDA Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designation and Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for virus-associated HC treatment, and RMAT for AdV treatment; EMA Priority Medicines (PRIME) designation for treatment of serious infections with AdV, BKV, CMV, EBV and HHV-6, and Orphan Medicinal Product (OMP) designation for treatment of viral diseases and infections in patients undergoing HCT. 3 ‡ As of December 31, 2021. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

AlloVir: A Leading Innovator in Allogeneic, Off-the-Shelf, Virus-Specific T Cell Immunotherapies Clinically Large unmet need Rich Manufacturing validated and global pipeline at scale platform opportunity 4 products targeting 12 viruses Currently focused on stem cell Simple, non-gene-edited, 93% overall response rate in with both treatment and and solid organ transplant scalable process with Phase 2 CHARMS study prevention potential patients manufacturing redundancy Posoleucel in 3 Phase 3 trials* Expedited regulatory review Expanding to additional patient Off-the-shelf delivery for patient and 1 ongoing proof-of-concept pathways (RMAT, PRIME) populations access within 48 hours study by 1H 2022 4 *Phase 3 trial for multi-virus prevention anticipated to initiate in 1H 2022, following FDA review of final protocol. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

AlloVir’s Therapies Aim to Treat or Prevent Life-Threatening 1-13 Viral Diseases For Immunocompromised Patients Challenges Solution Vulnerable Populations Immunity Restored with VSTs Single and multiple viral infections are common in the VSTs are a clinically validated approach to immunocompromised: restoring protective T-cell immunity ‒ HCT & SOT recipients ‒ The elderly & the very young ‒ Patients on chemotherapy or immunomodulators AlloVir’s VSTs: ‒ Address the underlying immune deficit Limited or No Treatment Options in high-risk patient populations Therapeutic options raise concerns about: ‒ Target multiple viruses with limited to ‒ Lack of efficacy for off-label treatments no treatment options ‒ Significant toxicity ‒ Emergence of resistance ‒ Offer off-the-shelf delivery to reach patients quickly Substantial Morbidity & Mortality Uncontrolled viral diseases can: ‒ Prolong hospitalization ‒ Increase risk for GVHD or graft rejection ‒ Cause end-organ damage ‒ Result in death GVHD = graft vs host disease; SOT = solid organ transplant. 1. Abudayyeh A, et al. Am J Transplant. 2016;16:1492-1502; 2. Camargo JF, Komarduri KV. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2017;10:233-238; 3. Cesaro S, et al. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018;doi:10.1038/s41409-018-0421-0; 4. Leen AM, et al. Blood. 2009;114(19):4283-4292; 5. Perruccio K, et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018;24:2549-2557; 6. Saribas AS, et al. Future Virol. 2010;5(3):313-323. doi:10.2217/fvl.10.12; 7. Cho SY, et al. Kor J Intern Med. 2018;33:256-276; 8. Law N, Kumar D. Drugs Aging. 2017;34:743-754; 9. Gentile G, Antonelli G. Viruses. 2019;11:doi:10.3390/v11111049; 10. Kedia S, et al. J Stem Cell Res Ther. 2013;doi:10.4172/2157-7633.S3-002; 11. Ison MG, Hirsch HH. Clin 5 Microbiol Rev. 2019;32(4):1-33; 12. Jose RJ, et al. Medicine. 2020. doi:10.1016/j.mpmed.2020.03.006; 13. Simon AK, Hollander GA, McMichael A. Proc Biol Sci. 2015;282(1821):20143085. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Our Patented and Highly Efficient Platform Delivers Rapid, Scalable, Off-the-Shelf VST Therapy VST profiling Carefully selected healthy VST selective expansion Cryopreservation and Treatment of patient & antigen selection seropositive donors using proprietary process storage at global depots Key Advantages • Rationally designed cell bank, facilitating availability of VSTs covering >95% of patients • Our VST platform minimizes antigen competition, enabling retention of VST diversity and polyclonality • Simple and robust manufacturing yields hundreds of VST doses from a single donor/production run • Our VSTs have long-term stability, supporting on-demand, broad availability for patients 6 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Our Pipeline Targets 12 Unique Viruses Candidate Target Population Target Indication Preclinical POC Pivotal vHC treatment Multi- VST Allo-HCT AdV treatment Posoleucel Multi-virus 1H ‘22 (ALVR105) prevention* Kidney transplant BKV treatment Multi-virus Solid organ transplant prevention* Allo- / Auto-HCT hMPV, Flu, PIV, ALVR106 RSV treatment High-risk general population ALVR107 Chronic HBV HBV cure Single VST COVID-19 Compassionate ALVR109 Immunocompromised treatment Use Access *Prevention of adenovirus (AdV), BK virus (BKV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), JC virus (JCV). Phase 3 trial in allo-HCT anticipated to initiate in 1H 2022, following FDA review of final protocol. Allo-HCT = allogeneic 7 hematopoietic cell transplantation; Auto-HCT = autologous HCT; HBV = hepatitis B virus; hMPV = human metapneumovirus; Flu = influenza; PIV = parainfluenza virus; POC = proof-of-concept; RSV = respiratory syncytial virus; vHC = virus-associated hemorrhagic cystitis; VST = virus-specific T cell. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Phase 2 CHARMS Study Demonstrated 93% Efficacy of Posoleucel in 1,2 Treatment-Refractory Patients Safety: Posoleucel Well Tolerated Efficacy: Posoleucel Response Rate* 100 100 100 100 • Infusions were well tolerated 100% 94 93 ‒ n=3 developed isolated fever within 80% 24 hours of infusion; no immediate 75 toxicities observed 60% • 14 cases of acute GVHD 50 ‒ n=8 had pre-existing GVHD 40% ‒ n=6 de novo GVHD; all had transient 20% Grade I skin GVHD resolved with treatment † ‡ n= 58 11 18 17 8 2 1 1 0% • No cytokine release syndrome Overall Multiple BKV CMV AdV HHV-6 EBV JCV Viruses CR = Viral load return to normal range and resolution of clinical signs/symptoms PR = ≥50% decrease in viral load and/or 50% improvement of clinical signs/symptoms † *Response rate / patient includes partial response (PR) or complete response (CR) by 6 weeks post-posoleucel infusion; 58/59 patients were evaluable for response rate, 1 patient with HHV-6 was not evaluable for response rate; 11/11 patients had a response to ≥1 virus(es) and 19 of 23 viruses across the 11 patients responded to posoleucel. 8 1. Tzannou I, et al. J Clin Oncol 2017;35:3547-57; 2. Tzannou I, et al. ASH 2020. Accessed January 4, 2021. https://ash.confex.com/ash/2020/webprogram/Paper143037.html. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Posoleucel is Designed to Treat and Prevent Viral Infections and 1-6 Diseases Until the Patient’s Own Immune System Recovers Posoleucel Window of Susceptibility 3,4,a Patients with Reactivation of Single or Multiple Viruses (%) Host T Cells HCT-Derived T Cells >60 40–60 40–60 20–40 20–40 <20 <20 14 28 100 180 days post-HCT HCT Conditioning for HCT Engraftment Post-Engraftment (Lymphodepletion) a Post 100-day data for proportion of patients with viral detection is from Huang YT, et al, as Hill J, et al only measured out to 100 days. 1. Kedia S, et al. J Stem Cell Res Ther 2013;S3; 2. Ison M, Hirsch H. Clin Microbiol Rev 2019;32:e00042-19; 3. Hill J, et al. Blood 2017;129:2316-25; 4. Huang YT, et al. Biol Blood Marrow Trans 2017;23:1759-66; 5. Stern L, et 9 al. Front Immunol 2018;9:1672; 6. Hill J, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2018;66:368-75. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Low Rates of Clinically Significant Infection and No End-Organ Disease 1 Observed in Ongoing Open-Label Phase 2 Prevention Study EMR* & 2-7 Literature Preliminary Efficacy Through 14 Weeks Preliminary Safety Estimate 100% • No unexpected treatment-emergent adverse events or serious adverse events 80% 70% • 6 cases (26%) of acute GVHD (grades II and III) ‒ Consistent with 35-50% grade II-IV GVHD 60% 8-10 reported in high risk allo-HCTs ‒ No association between reported GVHD and 40% number of HLA matches for posoleucel 20% ‒ No association between reported GVHD and 9% number of posoleucel doses 4% 2/23 0% 0% 0% 0% 1/23 0% • No cytokine release syndrome AdV BKV CMV EBV HHV-6 JCV SOC (N=23) (N=22*) (N=23) (N=23) (N=23) (N=23) 6 viruses Posoleucel achieved low rates of clinically significant infections across six devastating viruses ‡ through the Week 14 primary endpoint, and repeat dosing was generally well-tolerated *Electronic medical records analysis of >1,400 patients identified between Jan 2018 and Apr 2021 through use of ganciclovir, valganciclovir, foscarnet, cidofovir or rituximab or ICD-10 code for viral disease where available. ‡ Based on analysis of 23 patients who received at least one dose of posoleucel in the ongoing study, including those who completed, discontinued or are continuing posoleucel. 1. Dadwal S et al. Abstract 1760. Presented at ASH 2021; 2. Slade et al. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017; 3. Mohty et al. British Journal of Haematology 2019; 4. Salamonowicz-Bodzioch et al. Ann Hematol. 2021; 5. Mojtaba et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2019; 10 6. El-Zimaity et al. Blood 2014; 7. Gargiulo et al. eCancer 2014; 8. Malki et al. Blood Adv. 2021; 9. Saliba RM, et al. Abstract 31. Presented at: TCT 2020; 10. Chen et al., Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Our Lead Candidate Posoleucel, a Multi-VST for Treatment and Prevention, Is a Pipeline in a Product Candidate Target Population Target Indication Preclinical POC Pivotal vHC treatment Multi- VST Allo-HCT AdV treatment Posoleucel AdV, BKV, CMV, EBV, 1H ‘22 (ALVR105) HHV-6, JCV prevention Kidney transplant BKV treatment AdV, BKV, CMV, EBV, Solid organ transplant HHV-6, JCV prevention Three ongoing Phase 3 studies of posoleucel are anticipated by 1H 2022 11 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Registrational Trial for the Treatment of Virus-Associated Hemorrhagic Cystitis is Ongoing Posoleucel 7 7 2x10 (<40 kg) or 4x10 (≥40 kg) cells R 3:2 N=125 Placebo infusion 0 2 24 Week Dose End of study • Phase 3, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled • Key eligibility criteria: patients with vHC following allogeneic HCT – Macroscopic hematuria (Grade ≥3) – Viruria – Dysuria, lower abdominal pain and/or pain associated with spasm • Primary endpoint: time to resolution of macroscopic hematuria through Week 24 Next Milestone: Enrollment expected to complete in 1H 2023 12 ClinicalTrials.gov NCT04390113. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Second Phase 3 Posoleucel Trial Has Been Initiated for Adenovirus Treatment Primary Dose endpoint End of study Week 0 2 4 Safety follow-up 24 Posoleucel 7 7 2x10 (<40 kg) or 4x10 (≥40 kg) cells R 1:1 N=80 Placebo infusion • Phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled • Key eligibility criteria: patients with adenovirus reactivation following allogeneic HCT: – AdV viremia ≥10,000 copies/mL, OR – 2 consecutive, rising AdV viremia ≥1,000 copies/mL and lymphopenia or T-cell depletion • Primary endpoint: reduction in viral load • Patients with disease progression can enter optional 24-week cross-over period after Week 4 Next Milestone: Continued enrollment in U.S. and Europe 13 ClinicalTrials.gov NCT05179057. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Phase 3 Registrational Multi-Virus Prevention Trial Anticipated to Start in 1H 2022 Posoleucel 7 7 2x10 (<40 kg) or 4x10 (≥40 kg) cells R 1:1 Placebo infusion Week 0 12 14 26 Dose Primary Key secondary endpoint endpoint • Phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled • Key eligibility criteria: high-risk* allo-HCT recipients, including matched unrelated donor – Age ≥1 year – Aviremic or viremic without clinically significant disease • Primary endpoint: reduction in clinically significant viral infection and disease Next Milestones: Study initiation in 1H 2022; final Phase 2 data presentation in 2H 2022 3 *High-risk all-HCT defined as haploidentical donor, umbilical cord blood, mismatched unrelated donor, matched unrelated donor, mismatched related donor, recipient of T cell depletion, persistent lymphopenia <180/mm . 14 ClinicalTrials.gov NCT04693637. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Phase 2 Trial for BK Virus Treatment in Kidney Transplant Recipients Expanding to Higher Viral Load Patients End of study Long-term follow-up in registry Week 0 Dosing period 12 24 Follow-up 7 Posoleucel 4x10 cells q7d x 3 weeks → Q14d x 9 weeks R 1:1:1 7 Posoleucel 4x10 cells q7d x 3 weeks → Q28d x 9 weeks N=60 Placebo infusion q7d x 3 weeks → Q14d x 9 weeks • Phase 2, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple dosing interval, 2-period study • Key eligibility criteria: adults with kidney transplant ≥28 days prior to enrollment, stratified by BK viral load • Primary endpoint: safety and tolerability through Week 24 • Key secondary endpoint: reduction in BK viremia Next Milestone: Presentation of preliminary data in 1H 2022 15 ClinicalTrials.gov NCT04605484. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Posoleucel: Large Addressable Patient Population for the Treatment and Prevention of Devastating Viral Diseases Annual Commercial Opportunity for Posoleucel Additional opportunities in other immunocompromised ~148k patients ~110k ~148k Posoleucel treatment and prevention in ~38k HCT and SOT 1 2 3 Treatment and Treatment and Total Addressable Prevention in HCT Prevention in SOT Patient Population 16 *Projected addressable patient population in 2025 for posoleucel indications in target markets in NA, EU, LATAM and A/P. Source: AlloVir analysis. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022 Annual Addressable Patients in 2025*

Extending Our Platform to Respiratory Viruses and Hepatitis B Multi- VST Candidate Target Population Target Indication Preclinical POC Pivotal Allo- / Auto-HCT hMPV, Flu, PIV, ALVR106 RSV treatment High-risk general population Next Milestone: Continued enrollment in the U.S. Single Candidate Target Population Target Indication Preclinical POC Pivotal VST ALVR107 Chronic HBV HBV cure Next Milestone: Initiation of POC study by end of 2022 17 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022

Key Investment Highlights in 2022 Versatile engine for allogeneic, off-the-shelf, virus-specific T cell therapies targeting 12 life-threatening viruses with no or limited treatments Lead product, posoleucel, with 3 Phase 3 studies in 3 distinct indications expected this year Initial proof-of-concept data for posoleucel in solid organ transplant patients Rich pipeline advancing 2 additional VST therapies RMAT, PRIME and Orphan Drug Designations to support regulatory pathway Experienced management team that has developed 10+ blockbuster therapies for rare diseases and viral infections 18 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2022