[Entremed Letterhead]

by EntreMed, Inc.
April 17th, 2007
 

Exhibit 10.5
[ENTREMED LETTERHEAD]
March 29, 2007
Cynthia Wong Hu
Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary
EntreMed, Inc.
9640 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
     Re: Amendment to Employment Agreement Effective as of June 1, 2006
Dear Cynthia:
     This letter is to confirm the proposed amendment to the terms of your employment agreement, effective as of June 1, 2006 (the “Agreement”). The Compensation Committee approved this amendment on March 9, 2007. Capitalized terms used in this letter without definition have the meanings set forth in the Agreement.
     We propose to amend and restate Section 10(c)(ii) of the Agreement as follows:
“(ii) a reduction by the Company in Executive’s annual Base Salary as in effect on the date hereof or subsequently in effect hereunder, except as agreed to by Executive, unless such change was applicable to all senior executives of the Company;”
     If the amendment to Section 10(c)(ii) is acceptable to you, please countersign this letter in the space indicated below. This amendment to the Agreement will be effective on the date of your signature. All other terms and conditions of the Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
         
  Sincerely,
 
 
  /s/ James S. Burns    
  James S. Burns   
  President and Chief Executive Officer   
 
Accepted and Agreed as of April 16, 2007
         
/s/ Cynthia Wong Hu      
Cynthia Wong Hu