DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heat Biologics, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTBX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of cancer immunotherapies, announced today that Jeff Wolf, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum features leading private and emerging public companies. The meeting will be held October 7-8, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.
Mr. Wolf will present on Tuesday October 7, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time in the Presidio Room at the Palace Hotel. The presentation will include a Company update and a review of Heat's proprietary Immune Pan Antigen Cytotoxic Therapy ("ImPACT") based lead immuno-oncology product candidates currently in Phase 2 clinical studies for lung and bladder cancer.
Mr. Wolf will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors registered to attend the conference. Meetings may be scheduled through the BIO Investor Forum One-on-One Partnering™ system.
About The BIO Investor Forum
The 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum is an international investor conference focused on private and emerging public biotech companies. Because our mission is to support industry-wide success, we present a broad and unbiased view of investment opportunities. In addition, the BIO Investor Forum draws business development executives from leading global pharmaceutical and established biotechnology companies.
About Heat Biologics, Inc.
Heat Biologics, Inc. (www.heatbio.com) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing its novel, "off-the-shelf" ImPACT therapeutic vaccines to combat a wide range of cancers. Our ImPACT Therapy is designed to deliver live, genetically-modified, irradiated human cells which are reprogrammed to "pump out" a broad spectrum of cancer-associated antigens together with a potent immune adjuvant called "gp96" to educate and activate a cancer patient's immune system to recognize and kill cancerous cells. Heat's Viagenpumatucel-L (HS-110) will be entering Phase 2 trials against non-small cell lung cancer and its Vesigenurtacel-L (HS-410) is being evaluated in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial against bladder cancer.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release includes forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events. In some cases forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "may," "should," "potential," "continue," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," and similar expressions. These statements are based upon current beliefs, expectations and assumptions and include statements regarding the potential for Heat's ImPACT Therapy. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict, including the ability for Heat's ImPACT Therapy to perform as designed and the other factors described in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and our other filings with the SEC. The information in this release is provided only as of the date of this release, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release based on new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law.
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