Alliqua Appoints Perry A. Karsen to Board of Directors

            Alliqua Appoints Perry A. Karsen to Board of Directors

PR Newswire

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania, December 4, 2013

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

CEO of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics To Add Further Depth and Value to
Alliqua's Board

Increases Size of Board to Nine Members

Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB:ALQAD) ("Alliqua" or the "Company") has appointed Perry
A. Karsen to its Board of Directors, increasing the size of the Board to nine

Mr. Karsen, age 58, is Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Cellular
Therapeutics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation, for which Mr.
Karsen also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.

Mr. Karsen said, "Last month, I was pleased to help oversee the licensing of
advanced wound care products, Biovance® and Extracellular Matrix (ECM), from
Celgene Cellular Therapeutics to Alliqua. I am impressed by Alliqua's existing
suite of wound care products and I look forward to working with Alliqua's
management as Alliqua expands its sales, marketing and distribution

David Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Alliqua, said, "As part of our
transaction with Celgene that was publicly announced on November 19, Celgene
received a right to appoint a director to our Board of Directors. I am
delighted that Perry Karsen has agreed to assume this role. He possesses a
profound knowledge of the wound care space, and has demonstrated a deep
commitment to its further development. We are privileged to have him help us
as we continue to pursue our corporate goals."

About Alliqua, Inc.

Alliqua, Inc. (ALQAD) ("Alliqua") is a biopharmaceutical company focused on
the development, manufacturing, and distribution of proprietary transdermal
wound care and drug delivery technologies. Alliqua's technology platform
produces hydrogels, a 3-dimensional cross-linked network of water soluble
polymers capable of numerous chemical configurations.

Alliqua currently markets its line of 510(k) FDA-approved hydrogel products
for wound care under the SilverSeal®brand, as well as the sorbion sachet S
and sorbion sana wound care products. Alliqua's electron beam production
process, located at its 16,000 square foot GMP manufacturing facility in
Langhorne, PA, allows Alliqua to develop and custom manufacture a wide variety
of hydrogels. Alliqua's hydrogels can be customized for various transdermal
applications to address market opportunities in the treatment of wounds as
well as the delivery of numerous drugs or other agents for pharmaceutical and
cosmetic industries. Additionally, Alliqua's drug delivery platform, in
combination with certain active pharmaceutical ingredients, can provide
pharmaceutical companies with a transdermal technology to enhance patient
compliance and potentially extend the patent life of valuable drug franchises.

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Alliqua, Inc.
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Chief Financial Officer

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