NewLink Genetics to Host Its First Quarter 2015 Earnings Results Conference Call on May 5, 2015

AMES, Iowa, April 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (Nasdaq:NLNK), a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing novel immuno-oncology medicines to patients with cancer globally, reported that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The company has scheduled a conference call for 8:30 AM ET the same day to discuss the results and to give an update on clinical and business development activities.

NewLink's senior management team will host the conference call, which will be open to all listeners. There will also be a question and answer session following the prepared remarks.

Access to the live call is available by dialing (855) 469-0612 (domestic) or (484) 756-4268 (international) five minutes prior to the start of the call. The call can also be accessed through a webcast via a link provided on the Investors and Media homepage of NewLink's website at A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the call and can be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 (domestic) or (404) 537-3406 (international) and using the passcode 31502548. The replay will be available for two weeks from the date of the call and the webcast will also be archived on the website.

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

CONTACT: Corporate Contact: Jack Henneman, Chief Financial Officer 515-598-2561 Investors: Donna LaVoie or Kristina Coppola LaVoieHealthScience 617-374-8800 X105/7 Media: David Connolly LaVoieHealthScience 617-374-8800 X108

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