ADVISORY, Apr. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Aduro Biotech, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADRO), a clinical-stage cancer immuno-oncology company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO), which will occur today, April 15.
In honor of the occasion, Stephen T. Isaacs, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Aduro Biotech Media Contact:
Sylvia R. Wheeler
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Aduro Biotech (Nasdaq:ADRO):
Aduro Biotech, Inc. is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company focused on the development of technology platforms to stimulate an immune response against cancer. Aduro’s lead platform is based on proprietary strains of live-attenuated, double-deleted (LADD) Listeria monocytogenes that induce a potent innate immune response and have been engineered to express tumor-associated antigens to induce tumor-specific T cell-mediated immunity. Aduro has received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the FDA for its lead LADD regimen, CRS-207 in combination with GVAX Pancreas in pancreatic cancer. The company is evaluating the proprietary immuno-oncology combination in the ongoing Phase 2b ECLIPSE clinical trial and has additional ongoing clinical trials with its LADD platform in mesothelioma and glioblastoma. The company is also developing clinical candidates using cyclic dinucleotide (CDN) synthetic small molecule immune modulators that are designed to activate the intracellular STING receptor, a central mediator of the innate immune response. For more information, please visit www.aduro.com.
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