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Aeglea BioTherapeutics To Present at the UBS 2016 Global Healthcare Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ:AGLE) a biotechnology company committed to developing enzyme-based therapeutics in the field of amino acid metabolism to treat inborn errors of metabolism and cancer, today announced that management will be presenting at the UBS 2016 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, May 24 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

The presentation will be webcast and will be available for 90 days following the live presentation. The webcast can be viewed here and on the investor relations section of the Aeglea BioTherapeutics website.

About Aeglea BioTherapeutics

Aeglea is a biotechnology company committed to developing enzyme-based therapeutics in the field of amino acid metabolism to treat inborn errors of metabolism and cancer. The company’s engineered human enzymes are designed to degrade specific amino acids in the blood in order to reduce toxic levels of amino acids in inborn errors of metabolism or to exploit the dependence of certain cancers on specific amino acids. In addition to the ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial in solid tumors with its lead product candidate AEB1102, Aeglea holds effective U.S. INDs for trials of AEB1102 in patients with Arginase I deficiency and in cancer patients with hematological malignancies. The company is building a pipeline of additional product candidates targeting key amino acids, including AEB4104, which degrades homocystine, a target for an inborn error of metabolism, as well as two potential treatments for cancer, AEB3103, which degrades cysteine/cystine, and AEB2109, which degrades methionine.

For more information, visit http://aegleabio.com.

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Source:Aeglea Biotherapeutics