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Aduro Biotech Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s 32nd Annual Meeting

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aduro Biotech, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADRO), a biopharmaceutical company with three distinct immunotherapy technologies, today announced data presentations relating to its technology platforms to be given at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s 32nd Annual Meeting taking place in National Harbor, Maryland, November 8-12, 2017.

Poster 335:Characterization of a novel differentiated anti-CTLA-4 antibody (ADU-1604) in vitro and in vivo
 Date/Time:  Friday, November 10, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
 Poster Hall Location:  Prince George’s Exhibition Hall DE
Poster 61:Cellular and genomic disease signature of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
 Date/Time:  Friday, November 10, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
 Poster Hall Location:  Prince George’s Exhibition Hall DE
Poster 133:                       A heterologous prime-boost vaccination strategy combining a Listeria and DNA-based vaccine encoding prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) elicits a strong antigen-specific, anti-tumor response
 Date/Time:  Friday, November 10, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
 Poster Hall Location:  Prince George’s Exhibition Hall DE

Per SITC guidelines, abstracts are embargoed until 8:00 a.m. EST on November 7, 2017.  To view abstracts, please visit the SITC website at

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

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 June 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.

Sylvia Wheeler
SVP, Corporate Affairs
510 809 9264

Media Contact:
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