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Cidara Therapeutics Announces Participation in Leerink Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDTX), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infectives and immunotherapies to treat fungal and other infections, today announced it will be participating in the Leerink Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Jeff Stein, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Cidara, is scheduled to conduct a fireside chat from 2:40 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. EST. The conference is being held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

A live audio webcast and replay will be available in the Investors section on the company website at www.cidara.com.

About Cidara Therapeutics
Cidara is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel anti-infectives for the treatment of diseases that are inadequately addressed by current standard-of-care therapies. Cidara's initial product portfolio comprises two formulations of the company's novel echinocandin, CD101. CD101 IV is a long-acting therapy for the treatment and prevention of serious, invasive fungal infections. CD101 topical is for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and recurrent VVC (RVVC), a prevalent mucosal infection. In addition, Cidara has developed a proprietary immunotherapy platform, Cloudbreak™, designed to create compounds that direct a patient's immune cells to attack and eliminate pathogens that cause infectious disease. Cidara is headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.cidara.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the effectiveness and long-acting nature of CD101 IV and its potential to treat infections as well as the intended design of current and future Cloudbreak compounds. Risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include: the success and timing of Cidara’s preclinical studies and clinical trials; regulatory developments in the United States and foreign countries; changes in Cidara’s plans to develop and commercialize its product candidates; Cidara’s ability to obtain additional financing; Cidara’s ability to obtain and maintain intellectual property protection for its product candidates; and the loss of key scientific or management personnel. These and other risks and uncertainties are described more fully in Cidara’s Form 10-Q most recently filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), under the heading “Risk Factors.” All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made. Cidara undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

CONTACT: INVESTORS: Robert H. Uhl Westwicke Partners, LLC Managing Director (858) 356-5932 robert.uhl@westwicke.com MEDIA: Mike Beyer Sam Brown Inc. (312) 961-2502 mikebeyer@sambrown.com

Source:Cidara Therapeutics, Inc.

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