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Atara Bio Announces Participation in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATRA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing meaningful therapies for patients with unmet medical needs in diseases that have seen limited therapeutic innovation, today announced its participation in two upcoming investor conferences:

  • Canaccord Genuity Rare Disease, BioPharma 1x1 Day
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016
    Omni Berkshire Place Hotel, New York, NY
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey 2016 Orphan Drug Day
    Tuesday, February 23, 2016
    JW Marriott Essex House, New York, NY

About Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing meaningful therapies for patients with unmet medical needs in diseases that have seen limited therapeutic innovation, with an initial focus on immunotherapy and oncology. Atara Bio’s programs include T-cell product candidates and molecularly targeted product candidates. The T-cell product candidates include EBV-CTL, CMV-CTL and WT1-CTL and harness the power of the immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells and cells infected with certain viruses. The molecularly targeted product candidates include STM 434. These product candidates target activin and myostatin, members of the TGF-beta family of proteins, and have demonstrated the potential to have therapeutic benefit in a number of clinical indications.

INVESTOR & MEDIA CONTACT: Investors: Steve Klass 212-213-0006 x331 sklass@burnsmc.com Media: Justin Jackson 212-213-0006 x327 jjackson@burnsmc.com

Source:Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.