NewLink Genetics to Participate in the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Orphan Drug Day

Ames, Iowa, Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (Nasdaq:NLNK) today announced that management will participate in the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey One-on-One Orphan Drug Day on February 23, 2015 in New York. The event will bring together a select group of private and public biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies focused on the development of highly innovative therapies for Orphan Diseases.

About NewLink Genetics Corporation

NewLink is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel immuno-oncology products to improve treatment options for patients with cancer. NewLink's portfolio includes biologic and small molecule immunotherapy product candidates intended to treat a wide range of oncology indications. NewLink's product candidates are designed to harness multiple components of the immune system to combat cancer without significant incremental toxicity, either as a monotherapy or in combination with other treatment regimens. For more information please visit

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