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Immune Design Announces Oral Presentation of G100 Product Candidate Preclinical Data at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Immune Design (Nasdaq:IMDZ), a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on oncology, today announced that preclinical research on G100, Immune Design's intratumoral TLR4 agonist-based product candidate, will be presented in an oral presentation at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting taking place December 5-8, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The abstract was posted today on the ASH website at www.hematology.org.

Title: Intratumoral Injection of TLR4 Agonist (G100) Leads to Tumor Regression of A20 Lymphoma and Induces Abscopal ResponsesFL

Abstract Number: 820

Session: 625. Lymphoma: Pre-Clinical – Chemotherapy and Biologic Agents: Immune Modulation and Microenvironment in Lymphoma

Date and Time: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 5:15 p.m. Eastern, during 4:30 – 6 p.m. session

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Hall E2

Presenter: Idit Sagiv-Barfi, Stanford University School of Medicine

About Immune Design

Immune Design is a clinical-stage immunotherapy company employing next-generation in vivo approaches to enable the body's immune system to fight disease. The company's technologies are engineered to activate the immune system's natural ability to generate and/or expand antigen-specific cytotoxic T cells, while also enhancing other immune effectors, to fight cancer and other chronic diseases. CMB305 and G100, the primary focus of Immune Design's ongoing immuno-oncology clinical programs, are products of its two synergistic discovery platforms, ZVexTM and GLAASTM, the fundamental technologies of which were licensed from the California Institute of Technology and the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), respectively. Immune Design has offices in Seattle and South San Francisco. For more information, visit www.immunedesign.com.

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