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Summit Therapeutics to Present at the Piper Jaffray 27th Annual Healthcare Conference

OXFORD, United Kingdom, Nov. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Summit Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:SMMT) (AIM:SUMM), the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Clostridium difficile infection, announces that Mr Glyn Edwards, Summit's Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 27th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at 10:30am EST (3:30pm GMT) on Wednesday, 2 December 2015 in New York City.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available through the Investors section on the Company's website, www.summitplc.com. A replay of the webcast will be available soon after the live presentation.

About Summit Therapeutics

Summit is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialisation of novel medicines for indications for which there are no existing or only inadequate therapies. Summit is conducting clinical programs focused on the genetic disease DMD and the infectious disease Clostridium difficile infection. Further information is available at www.summitplc.com and Summit can be followed on Twitter (@summitplc).

For more information, please contact:

Summit
Glyn Edwards / Richard Pye (UK office) Tel: +44 (0)1235 443 951
Erik Ostrowski / Michelle Avery (US office) +1 617 225 4455
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP
(Nominated Adviser)
Liam Murray / Tony Rawlinson Tel: +44 (0)20 77148 7900
N+1 Singer
(Broker)
Aubrey Powell / Jen Boorer Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 3000
Peckwater PR
(Financial public relations, UK) Tel: +44 (0)7879 458 364
Tarquin Edwards tarquin.edwards@peckwaterpr.co.uk
MacDougall Biomedical Communications
(US media contact) Tel: +1 781 235 3060
Chris Erdman cerdman@macbiocom.com

Source:Summit Therapeutics plc