SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. -- NWBO

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. ("Northwest Biotherapeutics" or the "Company"). Investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.

The investigation concerns whether Northwest Biotherapeutics and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

On June 19, 2014, a report published by the website states that, "The prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center issued a stern rebuke to Northwest Biotherapeutics for making promotional, unjustified claims about results from an ongoing clinical trial of an experimental cancer vaccine known as DCVax-Direct." MD Anderson Cancer Center is running the DCVax-Direct clinical trial with funding from Northwest Biotherapeutics.

On this news, shares of Northwest Biotherapeutics fell $0.87 per share to $8.04, or more than 10.37%, in intraday trading on June 19, 2014.

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CONTACT: Robert S. Willoughby Pomerantz LLP rswilloughby@pomlaw.comSource:Pomerantz LLP