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Aduro Biotech Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at the 59th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting


Posted on: 01 Nov 17

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aduro Biotech, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADRO), a biopharmaceutical company with three distinct immunotherapy technologies, today announced preclinical data presentations relating to BION-1301, the company’s anti-APRIL targeting B-select monoclonal antibody, to be given at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, December 9-12, 2017. 

Accepted for Oral Presentation

Abstract 499: A First in Class APRIL Fully Blocking Antibody Targets Novel Immune Regulation of APRIL in Multiple Myeloma: Further Therapeutic Implication

  • Session Name: 652. Myeloma: Pathophysiology and Pre-Clinical Studies, excluding Therapy: Novel Immunotherapeutic Strategies in Multiple Myeloma
  • Session Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Session Presentation Time: 4:30 p.m. EST   
  • Room: Georgia World Congress Center, Building B, Level 3, B308-B309

Accepted for Poster Presentation

Abstract 1827: BION-1301, a First-in-Class APRIL Neutralizing Antibody for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma: Preclinical Safety, and Analysis of Pharmacokinetics - Pharmacodynamics Relationship

  • Session Name: 652. Myeloma: Pathophysiology and Pre-Clinical Studies, excluding Therapy: Novel Immunotherapeutic Strategies in Multiple Myeloma
  • Session Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Session Viewing Time:  9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST 
  • Session Presentation Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST
  • Room:  Georgia World Congress Center, Building B, Level 3, B308-B309

To view these abstracts, please visit the ASH website located at http://www.hematology.org/Annual-Meeting/.

About Aduro
Aduro Biotech, Inc. is an immunotherapy company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies that transform the treatment of challenging diseases. Aduro's technology platforms, which are designed to harness the body's natural immune system, are being investigated in cancer indications and have the potential to expand into autoimmune and infectious diseases. Aduro's LADD technology platform is based on proprietary attenuated strains of Listeria that have been engineered to express tumor-associated antigens to induce specific and targeted immune responses. This platform is being developed as a treatment for multiple indications, including mesothelioma, gastric, ovarian, lung and prostate cancers. Additionally, a personalized form of LADD, or pLADD, is in Phase 1 development utilizing tumor neoantigens that are specific to an individual patient’s tumor. Aduro's STING Pathway Activator platform is designed to activate the STING receptor in immune cells, resulting in a potent tumor-specific immune response. ADU-S100 is the first STING Pathway Activator compound to enter the clinic and is currently being evaluated in both a Phase 1 monotherapy study as well as a Phase 1b combination study with an anti-PD1 immune checkpoint inhibitor. Aduro’s B-select monoclonal antibody platform is comprised of a number of immune modulating assets in research and preclinical development, including BION-1301, an anti-APRIL antibody. Aduro is collaborating with leading global pharmaceutical companies to expand its products and technology platforms. For more information, please visit www.aduro.com.

Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding our intentions or current expectations concerning, among other things, our technology platforms, plans, and the potential for eventual regulatory approval of our product candidates. In some cases, you can identify these statements by forward-looking words such as “may,” “will,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “could,” “project,” “seek”, “expect” or the negative or plural of these words or similar expressions.  Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those anticipated, including, but not limited to, our history of net operating losses and uncertainty regarding our ability to achieve profitability, our ability to develop and commercialize our product candidates, our ability to use and expand our technology platforms to build a pipeline of product candidates, our ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval of our product candidates, our inability to operate in a competitive industry and compete successfully against competitors that have greater resources than we do, our reliance on third parties, and our ability to obtain and adequately protect intellectual property rights for our product candidates.  We discuss many of these risks in greater detail under the heading “Risk Factors” contained in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements that we make in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. We assume no obligation to update our forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date of this press release.

Contact:
Sylvia Wheeler
SVP, Corporate Affairs
510 809 9264

Media Contact:
Susan Lehner
510 809 2137
press@aduro.com

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Last updated on: 01/11/2017

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