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Stemline Therapeutics to Present at the Jefferies 2016 Healthcare Conference; Will Feature Highlights from this Past Weekend’s Oral Presentation of SL-401 Phase 2 Results in BPDCN at ASCO

NEW YORK, June 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:STML) announced today that Ivan Bergstein, M.D., Stemline’s CEO, will present at the Jefferies 2016 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET. During the presentation, Dr. Bergstein will discuss the SL-401 Phase 2 blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) data presented on June 4th at the 2016 ASCO conference. He will also review next steps for the SL-401 program as well as provide updates on the company’s overall pipeline. A live webcast of the presentation can be viewed on the company's website at www.stemline.com.

About Stemline Therapeutics
Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel oncology therapeutics. Stemline is developing three clinical stage product candidates, SL-401, SL-701, and SL-801. A potentially pivotal Phase 2 trial with SL-401, a targeted therapy directed to the interleukin-3 receptor (IL-3R; CD123) present on a wide range of hematologic cancers, is currently enrolling patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN). Data from the initial stage of this ongoing trial demonstrated high overall response rates (ORR), with multiple complete responses (CRs). Patients are being followed for response duration and outcomes, and new patients continue to enroll into the study. In addition, ongoing Phase 1/2 trials with SL-401 are currently enrolling patients with additional malignancies including acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in remission with high risk for relapse and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) of unmet medical need. A Phase 2 trial with SL-701, an immunotherapy designed to activate the immune system to attack tumors, is currently enrolling adult patients with second-line glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). SL-801, a novel oral small molecule reversible inhibitor of XPO1, is currently enrolling patients in a Phase 1 clinical trial in advanced solid tumors. For more information about Stemline Therapeutics, visit www.stemline.com.

About BPDCN
For more information on BPDCN, visit Stemline’s newly launched patient and physician resource site: www.bpdcninfo.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Some of the statements included in this press release may be forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially include: the success and timing of our clinical trials and preclinical studies for our product candidates, including site initiation, internal review board approval, scientific review committee approval, patient accrual, safety, tolerability and efficacy data observed, and input from regulatory authorities; our plans to develop and commercialize our product candidates; our available cash and investments; our ability to obtain and maintain intellectual property protection for our product candidates; our ability to manufacture; the performance of third-party manufacturers, clinical research organizations, clinical trial sponsors and clinical trial investigators; and other risk factors identified from time to time in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements set forth in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. We do not intend to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof.

Contact Investor Relations Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. 750 Lexington Avenue Eleventh Floor New York, NY 10022 Tel: 646-502-2307 Email: investorrelations@stemline.com

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