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Aduro to Host and Webcast an Investor Event to Review Data Presented at the 2018 Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Annual Meeting

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aduro Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADRO) today announced that the company will host and webcast an investor event on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Washington, D.C. The event will feature special guest speaker Jason J. Luke, M.D., FACP, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago and a principal investigator for the Phase 1 dose-finding studies of ADU-S100 (MIW815), a novel STING (stimulator of interferon genes) pathway activator. ADU-S100 is currently being evaluated as a single agent and in combination with spartalizumab (PDR001), an investigational anti-PD-1 compound 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 The archived webcast will remain available for replay on Aduro’s website for 30 days.

Aduro’s posters will be on display on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET and Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET in Hall E. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Details of Aduro’s posters and oral presentations are as follows:

P309Phase I dose-finding study of MIW815 (ADU-S100), an intratumoral
 STING agonist, in patients with advanced solid tumors or lymphomas
Session: Rapid Oral Abstract Presentation Session
Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ET 
Location:Room 204ABC, Walter E. Washington Convention Center
P351 ADU-S100 (MIW815) Synergizes with Checkpoint Inhibition to Elicit an
 Anti-Tumor CD8+ T Cell Response to Control Distal Tumors
P516 SIRPα blockade increases the activity of multiple myeloid lineage cells,
 enhances dendritic cell cross-presentation, and aids in remodeling the
 tumor microenvironment 
Session: Concurrent Session 104: Immune Checkpoints – Beyond PD-1
Date/Time: Friday, November 9, 2018, 4:30 p.m. ET
Location:Hall D, Walter E. Washington Convention Center
P517 Pan-allele anti-SIRPα antibodies that block the SIRPα–CD47 innate
 immune checkpoint

To view these abstracts, please visit the SITC website located at

About Aduro
Aduro Biotech, Inc. is an immunotherapy company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies that are intended to transform the treatment of challenging diseases. Aduro’s technologies, which are designed to harness the body’s natural immune system, are being investigated in cancer indications, autoimmune diseases and have the potential to expand into infectious diseases. Aduro’s STING pathway activator technology is designed to activate the STING receptor in immune cells, which may result in a potent tumor-specific immune response. ADU-S100 (MIW815) is the first STING compound to enter the clinic and is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1 clinical trial as a single agent and in combination with ipilimumab and in a Phase 1b combination trial with spartalizumab (PDR001), an investigational anti-PD1 immune checkpoint inhibitor. Aduro’s B-select monoclonal antibody technology, including BION-1301, an anti-APRIL antibody, is comprised of a number of immune modulating assets in research and development. Aduro is collaborating with leading global pharmaceutical companies to expand its products and technologies. 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, the potential for ADU-S100 alone or in combination, preliminary observations from early dose cohorts in the Phase 1b trial of ADU-S100 in combination with spartalizumab, the timing of clinical data, our and Novartis’ commitment to continue to explore ADU-S100 as a combination agent and our ability to advance our drug development programs on our own or with our collaborators. In some cases you can identify these statements by forward-looking words such as “may,” “will,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “could,” “project,” “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, early or preliminary clinical trial results may not be predictive of future results, 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 technologies to build a pipeline of product candidates, our ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval of our product candidates, our ability 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, 2018, 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: Media Contact:
Noopur Liffick Aljanae Reynolds
Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs 510-809-2452


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