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Heat Biologics, Inc. to Present at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

DURHAM, N.C., April 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heat Biologics, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTBX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of cancer immunotherapies, today announced that it will present a poster entitled "Immunotherapy Meets Epigenetics: Gp96-Ig Cellular Vaccine Genetic Signature is Modulated by the Inhibition of Histone Modifications," at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, April 22 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern.

Date and Time: Wednesday April 22 @ 8:00am Eastern Time
Session: Section 11; Therapeutics and Therapeutic Models
Presentation Title: Immunotherapy Meets Epigenetics: Gp96-Ig Cellular Vaccine Genetic Signature Is Modulated By The Inhibition Of Histone Modifications
Authors: George Fromm, Sara Selitsky, Neal Schilling, Jason Rose, Taylor H. Schreiber
Presenter: George Fromm
Associate Director of Research
Heat Biologics, Inc.

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 is conducting a Phase 2 trial of its viagenpumatucel-L (HS-110) in patients with non-small cell lung cancer as well as a Phase 2 trial with its vesigenurtacel-L (HS-410) in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Forward Looking Statements

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CONTACT: Heat Biologics, Inc. Jeff Wolf Chief Executive Officer 919-240-7133 investorrelations@heatbio.com Investor Relations & Media Inquiries Michael Wood LifeSci Advisors, LLC 646-597-6983 mwood@LifeSciAdvisors.com

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