Kite Pharma to Report First Quarter Financial Results on Friday, May 15, 2015

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kite Pharma, Inc., (Nasdaq:KITE), today announced that it will release first quarter 2015 financial results on Friday, May 15, 2015.

About Kite Pharma

Kite Pharma, Inc., is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of novel cancer immunotherapy products, with a primary focus on engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT™) designed to restore the immune system's ability to recognize and eradicate tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA.

CONTACT: Kite Pharma Cynthia M. Butitta Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer 310-824-9999 For Media: Justin Jackson For Investor Inquiries: Lisa Burns and Carol Werther Burns McClellan 212-213-0006 jjackson@burnsmc.com lburns@burnsmc.com cwerther@burnsmc.com

Source:Kite Pharma, Inc.