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Aduro Biotech to Host Investor Event Featuring ADU-S100 (MIW815) Clinical Data Presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

BERKELEY, Calif., May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aduro Biotech, Inc. (ADRO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies targeting the Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) and A Proliferation Inducing Ligand (APRIL) pathways for the treatment of cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced that the company will host and webcast an investor event on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 6:30 am CDT in Chicago, IL. Guest speaker, Dr. Funda Meric-Bernstam of MD Anderson Cancer Center, is a principal investigator for the Phase 1 study of STING pathway activator ADU-S100 (MIW815) in combination with spartalizumab (PDR001), Novartis’ investigational anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody, in patients with advanced/metastatic solid tumors or lymphomas.

To access the live webcast and subsequent archived recording of this and other company presentations, please visit the investor section of Aduro's website at www.aduro.com. The archived webcast will remain available for replay on Aduro’s website for 30 days.

Details of the ADU-S100 (MIW815) ASCO oral presentation are as follows:

Abstract 2507: Phase 1b study of MIW815 (ADU-S100) in combination with spartalizumab (PDR001) in patients with advanced/metastatic solid tumors or lymphomas.
Presenter: Dr. Funda Meric-Bernstam, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Oral Abstract Session: Developmental Immunotherapy and Tumor Immunobiology
Date/Time/Location: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT in Hall D2
  Dr. Meric-Bernstam’s presentation: 10:12 AM – 10:24 AM CDT

To view this and other Aduro abstracts, please visit the ASCO website located at http://abstracts.asco.org/.

About Aduro
Aduro Biotech, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies that are designed to harness the body's natural immune system for the treatment of patients with challenging diseases. Aduro’s product candidates in the Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) and A Proliferation Inducing Ligand (APRIL) pathways are being investigated in cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. ADU-S100 (MIW815), which potentially activates the intracellular STING receptor for a potent tumor-specific immune response, is being evaluated in patients with cutaneously accessible metastatic solid tumors or lymphomas. BION-1301, a fully blocking monoclonal antibody that blocks APRIL binding to both the BCMA and TACI receptors, is being evaluated for the treatment of IgA nephropathy. Aduro is collaborating with a number of leading global pharmaceutical companies to help expand and drive its product pipeline. For more information, please visit www.aduro.com.

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